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Get a head start on your education.

If you have spent time and effort earning credits for college-level studies in high school or an adult education program, you may be able to use those credits towards your degree at Baker through articulation. 

Articulation credits can help you:

  • Save on tuition.
  • Reduce the time required to complete your college education.

If you have questions about the articulation process or want more information, talk with us. Contact the articulation advisor at your Baker College campus. 

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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Articulated Credits and Courses at Baker College

Articulation

Prepare to learn.

Get a head start on your education.

If you have spent time and effort earning credits for college-level studies in high school or an adult education program, you may be able to use those credits towards your degree at Baker through articulation. 

Articulation credits can help you:

  • Save on tuition.
  • Reduce the time required to complete your college education.

If you have questions about the articulation process or want more information, talk with us. Contact the articulation advisor at your Baker College campus. 

Getting Started

Applying for articulation credit at Baker College requires information from you and your high school teacher or advisor. Keep in mind that these types of credits generally are not transferable, and may not be accepted at a college other than Baker.

You need to submit the following to the campus Admissions Office:

Your high school teacher/counselor/trainer needs to submit the following to the campus Admissions office:

  • A completed Baker College Application for Articulation  (25 KB) to request the articulation credit for which you are eligible
  • A completed and signed Articulation Competency Record (ACR) for each requested course along with the Application for Articulation—ACRs are available online at Articulated Courses
Eligibility & Requirements

To be eligible for articulation credits:

  • You must be a student or graduate of a high school, career technical center, or other training program from one of our participating schools. 
  • The course(s) must be on our eligible course list.

Receiving Articulation Credit

To receive articulation credit:

  • You must meet each course competency on the Articulation Competency Record (ACR) with a minimum of 80 percent accuracy.
  • Download and review an ACR for each course
  • You must receive a B grade or higher in the related high school course. 
  • Your high school teacher or trainer must verify your achievement level by submitting the appropriate ACR along with the Application for Articulation (25 KB) form to the Baker College Admissions Office. 
Approval Process

A Baker College Dean/designee will verify the articulation credit, process the application, and notify you of the classes accepted for the articulation approval process.

  • Prior to registration, you and a Baker College Dean/designee will sign and date the Baker College Application for Articulation (25 KB) form. 
  • The Baker College Dean/designee will notify your high school of the amount of articulation credit pending and the equivalent in tuition dollars.
  • The Baker College Registrar will post articulation credit as "pending credit" prior to successful completion of one quarter at Baker College or the successful completion of any sequential courses. Sequential courses must be completed within one year after you enroll at Baker College. The College reserves the right to deny credit if you do not achieve a GPA of 2.0 or higher during the first quarter of attendance.
Articulated Courses

This is the list of Baker College courses that are eligible for articulation credit if your school is a participating member of the Baker College articulation program. Check to see if your school is a participating member of the Baker College articulation program by reviewing the Participating Schools listed for your courses.

To request the printable Articulation Competency Record (ACR) for each course, click on the course number.

To receive articulation credit, the student must have met EACH course competency on the Articulation Competency Record with a minimum of 80 percent accuracy and must have received a B grade or higher in the related high school course. The high school teacher or trainer must verify the student's achievement level and submit the appropriate Articulation Competency Record along with the Agreement for Articulation form to the Baker College Admissions Office. Not all courses or programs are available at all campuses. Some classes will not articulate into limited enrollment programs.

Accounting

Agriculture Technology

Autobody Technician

Automotive Services Technology

*Secondary school automotive courses must be NATEF certified to be eligible for articulation. 

CAD Design and Drafting

CNC Operator

Computer Animation

Computer Information Systems

Computer Networking

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Diesel Service Technology

Digital Video Production

Early Childhood Education

*Articulation credit can be awarded to the Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and the Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education programs. Articulation credit for ECE courses cannot be applied to any program that prepares students for Teacher Certification.

Electronic Technology

Engineering

Entrepreneurship

Finance

Graphic Communications

Interior Design

Law

Management

Marketing

Medical

*Competency Check Sheets will indicate a higher minimum accuracy level

Office Administration

Paraprofessional: P-12 Education

* Articulation credit can be awarded to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paraprofessional: Early Elementary and Paraprofessional: P-12 Education. Articulation credit for Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paraprofessional: Early Elementary and Paraprofessional: P-12 Education cannot be applied to any program that prepares students for Teacher Certification.
 

Professional Pilot/Aviation Technology

Science

Web Design

Welding

Campus Articulation Contacts

If you have questions about the articulation process or need more information, please send an e-mail, or contact the Baker College articulation contact person at the Baker College campus you plan to attend.

Allen Park

Karen Bratus
Chief Academic Officer
Phone: (313) 425-3835

Auburn Hills

Susan Cathcart, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academics
Phone: (248) 276-8230

Cadillac

Randy Hill
Chief Academic Officer
Phone: (231) 876-3153

Cass City

Karen Easterling
Campus Director
Phone: (989) 872-1129

Clinton Township

Laura Treanor, Ed.D.
Vice President for Academics
Phone: (586) 790-5246 

Flint

Candace Johnson, R. N., Ph. D.
Vice President for Academics
Phone: (810) 766-4109

Jackson

Steve Simpson
Chief Academic Officer
Phone: (517) 841-4528

Muskegon

DeAnna R. Burt, Ph.D.
Chief Academic Officer
Phone: (231) 777-6543

Owosso

Carol Dowsett, EdD
Vice President for Academics
Phone: (989) 729-3350

Port Huron

Iris Lane
Chief Academic Officer
Phone: (810) 989-2368

Forms

You will find all the necessary forms, applications, and other materials here on our Web site. If you have questions, talk with an Articulation Advisor on your Baker College campus.  

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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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Landry Hooks, Baker College Student
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Baker provides a more professional atmosphere. The professors bring experience to the classroom.

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