Mission

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The Office of Graduate Education and Research at Northern Michigan University encourages an education that

  1. Upgrades professional competence by providing programs designed to train for careers in a wide variety of areas

  2. Prepares individuals for advanced academic work, particularly in the academic disciplines

  3. Provides research opportunities such that the student becomes knowledgeable regarding research techniques and participates actively in research

  4. Serves the unique needs of students by providing post-baccalaureate educational opportunities for individuals and groups at convenient geographic locations and times

  5. Serves the university and the student by

    • Providing a synergy between undergraduate and graduate student learning and faculty research

    • Contributing to the provision of a cost-effective education that enhances learning and career opportunities for future success in both the realm of the discipline and society's ever-evolving demands

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