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Baker College Online Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation

July 22, 2013

Includes online associate, MBA, health services, BSN programs

Baker College Online programs have recently been recognized in four national rankings. They are:

  • The number-one most affordable school for online associate degrees, ranked by SuperScholar.org in its “Smart Choice” series
  • One of the best online master’s of business administration (MBA) programs by value, ranked by Frugal Dad
  • Placement in the top 13 most affordable bachelor’s of health services administration degree programs, ranked by GetEducated.com
  • Placement in the top 15 most affordable online bachelor’s of science degrees in nursing (BSN) programs, ranked by GetEducated.com

SuperScholar.org based its rankings of schools offering affordable online associate degree programs on the school’s accreditation, marketability, selection of online associate degrees and tuition cost. The ranking noted Baker’s strong online presence and varied associate degree programs in business and applied sciences, including accounting, management and information technology (IT) support services.

Frugal Dad based its list of “the best online MBA programs by value” upon reputation, specializations available, tuition, and networking opportunities of each program. According to Frugal Dad, Baker’s combination of an accredited program with the flexibility and customization of online courses makes it a valuable MBA program.

GetEducated.com based its rankings on the school’s accreditation and a cost less than the average of all online degrees reviewed in the national data set. The BSN and health services administration programs are ranked every two years.

For more information, e-mail Chuck Gurden or call at 800.469.3165.

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FAQ'S

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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Baker College Online Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation

July 22, 2013

Includes online associate, MBA, health services, BSN programs

Baker College Online programs have recently been recognized in four national rankings. They are:

  • The number-one most affordable school for online associate degrees, ranked by SuperScholar.org in its “Smart Choice” series
  • One of the best online master’s of business administration (MBA) programs by value, ranked by Frugal Dad
  • Placement in the top 13 most affordable bachelor’s of health services administration degree programs, ranked by GetEducated.com
  • Placement in the top 15 most affordable online bachelor’s of science degrees in nursing (BSN) programs, ranked by GetEducated.com

SuperScholar.org based its rankings of schools offering affordable online associate degree programs on the school’s accreditation, marketability, selection of online associate degrees and tuition cost. The ranking noted Baker’s strong online presence and varied associate degree programs in business and applied sciences, including accounting, management and information technology (IT) support services.

Frugal Dad based its list of “the best online MBA programs by value” upon reputation, specializations available, tuition, and networking opportunities of each program. According to Frugal Dad, Baker’s combination of an accredited program with the flexibility and customization of online courses makes it a valuable MBA program.

GetEducated.com based its rankings on the school’s accreditation and a cost less than the average of all online degrees reviewed in the national data set. The BSN and health services administration programs are ranked every two years.

For more information, e-mail Chuck Gurden or call at 800.469.3165.

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  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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Cheryl Holland, Baker College Graduate
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I get to do what I love to do. What I was born to do. Because of my experience at Baker College.

Cheryl Holland