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Graduate Education and Research

7.8% Enrolled as Graduate StudentsQuick Facts1960 First NMU Master's Degree Awarded

100+ Graduate Assistantships AvailableNMU - Michigan's Upper Peninsula28 Graduate Programs


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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>, see quick links for <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/78">NMU Resources</a> or contact us at <a href="mailto:graduate@nmu.edu">graduate@nmu.edu</a> with your questions.In addition to other forms of financial aid, many graduate programs at NMU offer funding and assistantship opportunities. Students can also apply for 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>.To learn more about upcoming events and deadlines for graduate students, view our <a href= "http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/dates-and-deadlines">Dates and Deadlines<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>.


We offer over 25 graduate programs in departments ranging from biology and clinical sciences to education and English. Our programs foster an active faculty-student exchange of ideas while providing extensive hands-on learning and high-caliber research opportunities. Faculty members challenge and support students to deliver their top performance. Many programs also offer graduate assistantships, grants, and travel funding. Click here to see our full list of programs or click here to apply today

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