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Baker College Online Programs

Baker College is one of America’s largest private college systems, and Michigan’s largest, serving over 35,000 students. Baker College Online is a part of the Baker College system. Most of Baker’s degree programs are available online. Baker Online currently has thousands of students attending class from the comfort of their own homes.

Baker’s goal is to prepare students for a successful career, or advance current careers in the shortest possible time. Baker College Online offers 36 different online degree programs and certificates to prepare our students for careers in high employment fields, such as business, computers, and healthcare.

The mission of Baker College is to provide quality higher education and training which enable graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers. Baker College was named “One of the Best Graduate Schools 2003″ by U.S. News and World Report. 98% of Baker College Graduates are currently employed.

Baker College Online Accreditation

Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association, and is thereby eligible to participate in US Department of Education Title IV Student Loan Programs. The Baker Center of Graduate Studies is also accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).


In 1911, Eldon E. Baker founded Baker Business University. In 1965, Robert Jewell purchased Flint’s Baker Business University and brought both schools under a single management group. In 1974, the two colleges received authorization to grant the associate of business degree. Baker Business University became Baker Junior College. In 1983, an Owosso branch of Baker Junior College was established on the recently-acquired property of the former John Wesley College. In 1985, after each receiving regional accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the three campuses merged to form the Baker College System. Now known as the Baker College System, it is the largest independent college in Michigan, with over 35,000 students in more than 150 programs at 16 on ground locations as well as Baker’s virtual campuses.

Online Degrees

Baker’s undergraduate degree programs prepare students for some of the fastest growing and highest-demand career fields in the market. Baker Online is not a self-paced program. Courses begin and end on specific dates and class projects have assigned deadlines. For people with busy lives, Baker Online is the perfect way to earn a degree.

Bachelor degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration – Accelerated Program, Code Administration – Accelerated Program, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Database Technology, Finance, Health Services Administration – Accelerated Program, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management – Corporate Track, Management, Marketing, Project Management and Planning that includes Web Development, Project Management and Planning Post, and Baccalaureate Certificate , as well as Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Associate degree programs include: Accounting, Accounting-Computer Information Systems, Accounting-Management, Computer Information Systems-Microcomputer Applications, Computer Programming, Computer Programming – Java Option, Emergency Services Management, General Business, Human Resource Management, Industrial Technology, Management, Marketing, and Web Design

Graduate programs include: Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Information Systems, Accounting (MBA), Finance (MBA), Health Care Management (MBA), Human Resource Management (MBA), Information Management (MBA), Leadership Studies (MBA), and Marketing (MBA)

Certificates: Baker offers a certificate program in Web Design and Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Project Management and Planning.


Baker Campuses are located in Michigan in the following locations: Cadillac, West Branch, Fremont, Cass City, Muskegon, Sandusky, Owosso, Flint, Port Huron, Sarnia, Auburn Hills, Jackson, Clinton Township, Allen Park, and Coldwater.

Financial Aid

There are several types of financial aid funds available: Grant Aid awards are based only on financial need, Loan Aid awards are offered at a low interest rate which must be repaid after the student leaves college or drops below half-time enrollment, Work Aid is available through part-time jobs in which earnings are used for college expenses.

Loans: Baker College currently offers loans through the Federal Family Education Loan Program. This loan program offers low interest rate loans to students and parents, and is available to all qualified students (undergraduate and graduate) regardless of financial need. The student must attend at least half-time to be eligible for any type of loan. Types of loans include: Federal Stafford Loans (Subsidized Stafford Loan and Unsubsidized Stafford Loan) Federal PLUS Loans, and Federal Graduate PLUS Loans.

Scholarship Aid

There are also many types of scholarships available to Baker College students: Scholarship Aid is usually awarded based on academic excellence and not necessarily financial need. Scholarships include: Adult Education Scholarships II Community Education Districts, Adult Transfer Scholarship, Allegan County Pageant Scholarship, Alternative Education Scholarships II Community Education Districts, American Association of University Women Scholarship, American Business Women’s Association – Oaks Chapter, Avondale Foundation Scholarship, Baker College Admissions Scholarship, Baker College Business Scholarship, Baker College Career Scholarship, and much more.

Tuition and Fees

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