We welcome you, your credits, and your goals.

Our focus is your career success.

Every college and university has different rules and guidelines about transferring credits. The accepting institution decides what credits they will accept, based on:

  • Relevance to their program.
  • Grade point average achieved at former institution.

If you are planning to transfer into Baker College, please contact us to discuss any credits you would like to transfer. 

The registrar will evaluate your credits and your admissions advisor will work with you to map out a detailed, step-by-step academic plan. You'll know exactly what credits Baker can accept and what courses you still need to take in order to complete your educational and career goals. 

If you plan to transfer from Baker to another college or university, you should contact that institution to discuss credit transfer. 

FAQ'S

  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?

    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / 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, 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 Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.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.

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Baker College Welcomes Your Transfer Credits

Transfer Credits

We welcome you, your credits, and your goals.

Our focus is your career success.

Every college and university has different rules and guidelines about transferring credits. The accepting institution decides what credits they will accept, based on:

  • Relevance to their program.
  • Grade point average achieved at former institution.

If you are planning to transfer into Baker College, please contact us to discuss any credits you would like to transfer. 

The registrar will evaluate your credits and your admissions advisor will work with you to map out a detailed, step-by-step academic plan. You'll know exactly what credits Baker can accept and what courses you still need to take in order to complete your educational and career goals. 

If you plan to transfer from Baker to another college or university, you should contact that institution to discuss credit transfer. 

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)

The Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) is designed to facilitate the transfer of general education requirements. Students can view a list of participating institutions online at www.macrao.org.

The MTA requirements should fulfill all or the majority of the student’s lower level general education requirements dependent on the requirements of their major. A transfer student must be admissible to areceiving institution in order to benefit from the MTA. Students may meet the requirements of the MTA as a stand-alone package.

To fulfill the Michigan Transfer Agreement, students must successfully complete at least 30 semester credits (or 46 quarter credit hours) with at least a 2.0 GPA in each course. These credits, which will be certified by a Michigan college, should be met according to the following distributions (see the MTA Articulation Handbook for more details).

Semester Credit Requirements

  • 1 course in English Composition
  • A second course in English Composition OR 1 course in Communications
  • 1 course in Mathematics from one of three pathways: College Algebra, Statistics, or Quantitative Reasoning
  • 2 courses in Social Sciences (from two disciplines)
  • 2 courses in Humanities and Fine Arts (from two disciplines excluding studio and performance classes)
  • 2 courses in Natural Sciences including one with laboratory experience (from two disciplines)

Semester to Quarter Credit Conversion at Baker College

 

Course Number Course Title Quarter Hours
ENG 101 Composition I 04
4 credit hours
 
ENG 202 Composition II 04
SPK 201 Oral Communications 04
8 credit hours
 
CHOOSE 8 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING
MTH 108 Mathematical Reasoning I 04
MTH 109 Mathematical Reasoning II 04
MTH 11 Introductory Algebra 04
MTH 112 Intermediate Algebra 04
MTH 201 Applied Statistics 04

8 credit hours

 
CHOOSE 8 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING
(CHOOSE ONLY ONE ECN COURSE)
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 04
SOC 201 Sociology 04
ECN 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 04
ECN 202 Principles of Microeconomics 04
8 credit hours
 
CHOOSE 8 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING
HUM 353 Art Appreciation 02
HUM 357 Music Appreciation 02
HUM 401A Philosophy of Ethics 04
HUM 101B Art and Architecture I (Antiquity to Renaissance) 04
HUM 102B Art and Architecture II (Baroque to Modern) 04
8 credit hours
 
CHOOSE 10 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING
SCI 111 Biology 05
SCI 220A Microbiology 05
SCI 361 Zoology 05
SCI 371 Genetics 05
SCI 246 Chemistry I 04
10 credit hours
Total Quarter Hours to Meet 30 Semester Hour Requirement 46

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FAQ's

  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?

    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / 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, 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 Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.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.

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Baker College made me who I want to be...gave me the opportunity for what I am today.

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