Baker College offers many non-traditional credit options for students with varied academic and professional backgrounds. It is a policy of Baker College to award credit to those with the appropriate experience.

For more information about the types of testing available on your campus, contact:

  • Allen Park: Learning Support Services at (313) 425-3711
  • Auburn Hills: Learning Support Services at (248) 276-8247
  • Cadillac: Learning Support Services at (231) 876-3123
  • Cass City: Learning Support Services at (989) 872-6050
  • Clinton Township: Academic Office at (586) 790-9587
  • Flint: Testing Services at (810) 766-4300
  • Jackson: Learning Support Services at (517) 841-4500
  • Muskegon: Academic Office at (231) 777-5232
  • Owosso: Learning Support Services at (989) 729-3370
  • Port Huron: Learning Support Services at (810) 989-2358

Waiver Tests

Waiver test credit may be earned for skills already developed. This credit is awarded based on an examination developed by Baker College in the subject area.

Credit By Examination

These national credit by examination programs offer students the opportunity to demonstrate their academic proficiency in various general education and specific subject areas. Such proficiency may have been developed by the student outside of a traditional classroom through such means as personal reading, adult education courses, job experiences, etc.

Please visit the Web sites listed below for specific information regarding national credit by examination programs.

If you would like to schedule CLEP and DANTES testing, only available on the Flint Campus, contact the Testing Services Department by email at fltesting@baker.edu or by callilng (810) 766-4300.

For more information about credit by examination available on your campus, please call the contact listed above.

WorkKeys® Assessments


WorkKeys® is a workplace skills assessment system used by employers, students, workers, and educators across the nation. The WorkKeys® system from ACT is being introduced in high schools across the country to help students understand how to improve job and career skills for better-paying jobs. WorkKeys® measures skills in:

  • Reading for Information
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Locating Information
  • Business Writing
  • Teamwork

These are skills that employers feel are critical to job success. WorkKeys® assessments results demonstrate the current ability level to employers. These assessments help businesses and educators understand each other’s needs. The goal is to ensure that students enter the work world with a strong foundation that enables them to do well in their chosen career.

If you would like to learn more about WorkKeys, or schedule a test:

The Baker College System