Northwood University


Join the next generation of global business entrepreneurs and leaders with a degree from Northwood University. Ranked a “Best Value Business School” by Payscale for four consecutive years, Northwood delivers a proven return on investment for graduates.

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The Northwood approach to business education is designed to teach the functional areas of global business, leadership and management. A focus on the principles and values of free-enterprise, leveraging the benefits of the diverse, multicultural nature of business, set Northwood’s students apart. Learn to communicate effectively in speech and writing, and to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving proficiency while earning your business degree.


Northwood University’s business majors are industry-determined and employer-desired, because industry-expert faculty work on developing students’ business acumen from day one. Lifetime access to Northwood’s career coaches and network help leverage your skills, talents and education to reach your personal goals. Northwood is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and holds a business specialty accreditation by ACBSP (


You can complete your bachelor’s or graduate degree, completely online. We work with you to make sure your learning experience is tailored to your timeline and your lifestyle.


Founded in 1959 to focus singularly on relevant business management education, the mission of Northwood University is to develop the future leaders of a global, free-enterprise society. Northwood University is a private, non-profit university.

Northwood University is an accredited institution in the United States granting associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree in business education. NU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education since 1974, and received additional accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 2014.

Northwood University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. The University also is committed to compliance with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination.