Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University is a dynamic four-year, public, coeducational university, which offers 180 degree programs to nearly 9,400 undergraduate and graduate students.

Since it’s founding in 1899, Northern Michigan University mission has been to provide quality academic programs and strong student support. NMU challenges its students, faculty, staff and alumni to strive for excellence, both inside and outside the classroom, and to become outstanding citizens and leaders.

Northern Michigan University is now extending that mission and excellence to southeast Michigan by offering classes at the Macomb University Center.


Bachelor of Science in Loss Prevention Management - The Bachelor of Science degree in Loss Prevention Management is only one of a few offered in the country. This major is designed for specialist and managers in loss prevention who desire a baccalaureate degree based on the concepts, series and best practices associated with the field. Courses are taught by an experienced senior investigator for a major retailer who has expertise in organized retail crime, identity theft and financial crimes.

Master of Arts in English - The Northern Michigan University Master of Arts in English program allows students to pursue a focus on writing and literature or pedagogy. Pedagogical issues like teaching strategies, the development of new courses and adaptation to new methods of instruction (like the web and interactive TV); literary issues in the traditional fields of research - historical periods, authors and genres, language and linguistics, and the evolution of literary criticism; new and emerging issues like developments in literary theory and cultural studies; as well as specific fields like journalism and technical communication. Creative activity encompasses a wide variety of genres and styles with members producing extensive work in the novel, short fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. In addition to the standard technical writing courses, the program will feature courses focusing on topics relevant to the area industries under special topics and variable topic labels, including on site internships and capstone projects.

Northern Michigan University
Office: UC1, Room 220
Phone: 586.263.6033


Northern Michigan University is located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Marquette, a city of 20,000 residents found along the southern shore of Lake Superior, is Northern’s home community for main campus. Northern’s newest home is the Macomb University Center located on Macomb’s Center campus at corner of Hall and Garfield Roads in Clinton Township.

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