ELCE Division Offices and Programs

Alumni Relations:  The NMU Alumni Association is dedicated to cultivating a strong tradition of loyalty and involvement among alumni, students, friends and community.  The primary role of Alumni Relations is to help keep alumni informed, connected, satisfied and proud. 

College of Technology and Occupational Sciences:  Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to immediately contribute to and positively impact regional employers. 

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.  They have both credit and non-credit options, customized training and consulting to fit your needs or those of your company. CEWD collaborates with businesses and industries 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. 

Educational Access Network (EAN):  LTE service provided by Northern Michigan University with the goal to provide broadband access and educational resources to individuals looking to take courses, advance their careers, fulfill personal development needs, explore new topics, or regularly exercise their brains.  

English Language Institute:  Welcome.  Bienvenida.  hwan-yeong (환영)   Huānyíng (欢迎)
English as a Second Language provides instruction to develop stronger English speaking, writing and comprehension skills, as well as deepen American culture understanding.  ELI has ongoing programs and can customize a program to meet the needs for small or large groups.  No TOEFL, IEL TS or MELAB test score is needed to enter the ELI program.  

Global Campus:  The NMU Global Campus is the gateway to all distance education learning that takes place at Northern Michigan University.  Whether you are beginning a degree program or looking to complete your education, NMU's online offerings are convenient and flexible. You can earn your degree online while maintaining work and family commitments. The virtual campus provides the same educational rigor and learning experience as offered to our traditional on-campus students. 

International Admissions:  Engaging international students to participate in opportunities at NMU.  

Invent@NMU:  Got a great idea for a new product?  At Invent@NMU, we can bring your idea from a scribble on a napkin to market using our talent and resources. We’ve got the place for you to explore its market feasibility, Invent@NMU.  They are an award-winning entrepreneurial program that gives NMU students real-world experience in helping regional and statewide clients take physical products from concept to market. With the help of professional mentors, students develop skills in design, manufacturing and marketing. Services offered are available to students, individual inventors, start-ups and even existing companies with innovative ideas but who lack the experience or resources to fully execute the process.

Northern Promise:  Programs to offer college courses to high school students through concurrent enrollment, middle college and dual enrollment.