Just as the motto of the United States Coast Guard is Semper Paratus (Latin: "Always Prepared"), Baker's is "Prepare Yourself."
Your training and experience prepares you to face the challenges of duty and we believe a world class education at Baker College prepares you for both the known and unknown challenges which you will face in the world. Your Coast Guard training and education already provide you with college credit which can be applied to a real, accredited college degree.
Committed to those who serve.
At Baker College we understand the extraordinary challenges you face because you wear the uniform. We know that the rigors, stresses, and highly mobile lifestyle inherent in the military make completing your degree a challenge. And we’re here to help.
All military and veteran students at Baker are provided a no cost/no obligation assessment of their JST/AARTS/SMART/CCAF/CGI transcript, other college transcripts, and CLEP/DSST testing credits. So you’ll know right where you stand on your degree plan before you enroll for your first class at Baker.
Affordable tuition, free testing and textbooks.
Our fully dedicated military program offers a reduced tuition rate to keep costs under the TA cap. We start with the no cost evaluation and award of credit for military service transcript and testing and both the application fee and the tuition for your introductory course (COL 112) are waived for active duty students.
As our way of thanking you for your service, textbooks are provided at no cost to qualified undergraduate active-duty servicemembers. Qualifying depends on other scholarship or grant aid that may need to be applied first.
Real world teaching, real world training.
Baker College is over a century old with 9 campuses throughout the state. Our faculty are recruited from the world of work, so many of our instructors are professionals with world skills and practical experience. in their field.
The courses at Baker are offered in a brief but intense 6 week long format. Class sizes are limited to no more than 12 students, so you will receive maximum engagement with your instructors and other students.
Your mission is our mission.
Baker College is a proud member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges and the SOCCOAST degree network.
Our mission is to provide quality higher education and training which enable graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers.
That means every degree puts you on a path to a career in the real world.
As a testament to that mission, 97% of our graduates are gainfully employed. That’s something few, if any, other colleges can say.
Lifetime Employment Assistance, free and forever.
Whether you plan on advancing your career in the military or transitioning to a civilian career, you should know that Baker College graduates receive free, lifetime career assistance.
Prepare Yourself. Get Started Today.
Contact us online or call our Military Representative at (810) 766-4390 to learn more about how Baker can help you take the next step in your education and your career.