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This is how we do natural resources. Woman with fish.

Natural Resources

You like the outdoors, right? Then you’re going to love this place. Northland College has a location like nowhere else on Earth. We are surrounded by a million acres of forest and the largest freshwater lake in the world. These amazing natural resources are right outside our doors and serve…

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Think differently. Live differently. Northland College is a private, liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment and sustainability. We prepare 600 students from across the United States and around the world for meaningful lives and successful careers. Founded in 1892, Northland College is located at the tip…

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Native American Studies

The Native American studies major focuses on indigenous culture and traditional teachings at the core of the program, with particular attention given to Lake Superior regional native history. The program includes first-hand contact with local tribes and native Ojibwe communities alongside a rigorous academic curriculum. The curriculum includes native worldviews…

Native American Museum

The Native American Museum was established with the goal of expressing the history, language, arts, and culture of the Ojibwe people and indigenous people from around the world for the educational benefit of community members and visitors to the Chequamegon Bay area, Located on the first floor of Mead Hall,…

Northland College students survey city

Sustainable Community Development

Whether you aspire to be an activist, planner, or advocate, the sustainable community development (SCD) program presents you with the toolbox to create effective community change. Our SCD major is one of the first of its kind in the nation. Through an interdisciplinary approach we examine the three pillars of…

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Geographic Information Systems

The geographic information systems (GIS) minor introduces students to the concepts and theory of GIS, and helps them to develop the practical skills necessary when using basic GIS software in a variety of applications. Courses include three in using ArcGIS software, in addition to remote sensing, GPS, and geodatabases. Each…

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Graduate Success

At Northland College, we think a successful career and a satisfying life go hand in hand. You shouldn’t have to give up one for the other. A career can be financially rewarding, but we also view it is a vehicle to improve your community, positively influence other people’s lives, and…

Northland College student works on fire crew to do prescribed burn on campus.

Internships

From freshman year to graduation, you’ll get hands-on experience in the lab, the field, and the classroom. Our internship program connects you to the best work experiences for your needs and in your field. Dive into new experiences that will help clarify career goals, build skills, and expand your network…