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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

This office is committed to professional, workforce development and personal training, delivering opportunities for anyone interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or participating in professional development. We partner with business and industry throughout the Upper Peninsula. The primary objective is to create, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports current business and industry while considering the future workforce.

Upcoming Events


MSHA 8-Hour Refresher

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: NMU Jacobetti Complex - Room 218

Registration Form


Ethics and Pain Management Training

When: Friday, November 1, 2019; Marquette, MI 


When: Friday, October 25, 2019; Sault Ste. Marie, MI

More Information

Registration Form


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open! 

  • Session 1: Complete
  • Session 2: Complete
  • Session 3: Complete
  • Session 4: Spring 2020 - Dates TBD. 

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 204, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning Bus - November 8 & 9, 2019 (Friday & Saturday) - Hancock

Beginning Bus - February 7 & 8, 2020 (Friday & Saturday) - Marquette



Keep watching for new schedule.


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Keep watching for 2020 class updates!


See a complete list of upcoming events by visiting the training calendar. This is regularly updated with each of the upcoming events from the Continuing Education and Workforce Development office.



Training Opportunities

Brief descriptions of some of the training courses offered by NMU, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Learning to Lead

Check back for more details on the 2020 Learning to Lead Conference! 

The opportunities offered by the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Office (CEWD) fall into three main categories: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/27">workforce development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/52">professional development</a>, and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/64">personal development.</a>             CEWD also offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/non-credit-online">non-credit online classes</a>. Photo of Tyler LaCourt

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Continuing Education and Workforce Developmentconteduc@nmu.edu906-227-2103

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