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Our programs are designed to engage you in an active faculty-student exchange of ideas and to provide you with extensive hands-on learning and high-caliber research opportunities. Faculty members challenge and support students to deliver their top performance, enabling students to get the most out of their graduate school experience. When students complete their programs, they are prepared to take the next step in their professional careers.

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With 30+ online and campus-based programs to choose from, Northern's graduate education can help you get to the next level in your professional career. You have accomplished so much already, but now it's time to really immerse yourself in your academic passion. Which program will you choose?

Stay up-to-date with the Graduate Studies office!In addition to other forms of financial aid, students can also apply for graduate assistant positions, scholarships, hourly jobs, grants, and other aid. Learn more on our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/financial-aid-funding">Financial Aid & Funding Page<a>.Northern Michigan University has a guide to the preparation of theses. Information about preparation and submission of a thesis is <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/32">located here.</a> All theses are submitted electronically to <a href="http://commons.nmu.edu/theses/">The Commons</a>. Meet Tru Hubbard, the recipient of our 2020 Student Technology Innovation Award, and learn about the fascinating biological research she is co-conducting through NMU <a href="https://news.nmu.edu/node/905?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=170420">here</a>!Starting graduate school can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Explore our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/welcome">Graduate Student Welcome Page</a> or quick guide to <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/78">NMU Resources</a>.


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Your graduate education is a partnership and one where you will never feel alone or unsupported. At NMU, you will discover an intimate learning community of close professional relationships with your professors and fellow students, and a tight-knit local community where your research or internships may take place. And, you will find endless inspiration and exploration in our natural environment. You will find your reason to be.

Office of Graduate Studies and Researchgraduate@nmu.eduPhone: 906-227-2300Fax: 906-227-2315