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Be an Innovative Thinker. Take Charge of Your Future with NU.

We have a 60-year track record of helping future business leaders tap their entrepreneurial potential. It’s what we do best.

Whether you’re looking ahead to owning your own company, managing a family-owned business or being a change agent in the corporate environment, our Entrepreneurship degree curriculum covers everything you need to know.

We also give you hands-on experience to help make that happen. You’ll participate in entrepreneurial round tables, spend time with our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence and other mentors from the business community and take part in special workshops and training programs designed to put you on the path to free enterprise success.

Northwood by the numbers

Leave Your Print. Lead The Pack.

Northwood University is an international leader in free-enterprise education.

Hear From Our Faculty

Professor Jim Hop shares about the advantages you will have in the Entrepreneurship program at Northwood.

You Will Find Our Graduates as Inventors or Owners.

Whether launching a small-business start-up or running a non-profit organization, managing a family-owned business or leading innovation as a corporate entrepreneur, revolutionizing an industry or creating a new one altogether – Northwood is the place to begin.

  • Avocado, Inc.
  • Dynamisis, LLC
  • Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited
  • Great Lakes Marketing of Michigan, Inc.
  • LaFontaine Automotive Group
  • Nelson Automotive

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LAB Camp students giving their business pitches

Learning About Business

LAB Camp is a tremendous opportunity for driven young students to grow their business skillset. With the guidance of current Northwood University students and faculty, campers learn all about how the entrepreneurial mindset can lead to success in a global free-enterprise society.

The outside view of the Northwood Idea Center

NU Idea Center

The Northwood Idea Center provides a creative space for Northwood students, staff, and the Midland community. As Midland’s University, our goal is to provide a modern space for co-working and connection. The Center is open for local artists, entrepreneurs, and innovators.

Group of students gathered around the Northwood logo for DECA Day


Northwood DECA students consistently show excellence in competitions at the various state and international conferences. The program prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Forge Your Path Forward