About Jackson

General Location/Description

Baker College of Jackson is located in the vigorous and vital community of Jackson, in south central Michigan. The
campus is located north of the Jackson Airport, just north of I-94 at exit 137 and a few minutes west of the U.S. 127 Springport Road exit. A welcome center was opened in 2010, adding a Learning Center, computer technology, and business trading lab services for students.

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Centered on 42 acres of near-rural property at the northwest corner of the city, this contemporary facility is spacious and provides a comfortable learning environment. In 2000, completion of a new wing housing the Library, Bookstore, Admissions Offices, and a Multimedia Room dramatically updated the campus. Computer facilities are continually updated to provide students with access to the latest equipment. A second building opened in 2004 providing a large Learning Support Center, as well as Radiation Therapy,
Science, Surgical Technology, and Veterinary Technology laboratories, offering a real-world environment for students in Health Sciences and Human Service career programs. A Welcome Center was opened in 2010, adding Learning Center and computer technology services for students. In addition, the Welcome Center also adds additional admissions and testing offices.

Specialty Programs

Underlying all of this space and equipment is the Baker College tradition of teaching excellence and its reputation for quality education, both confirmed by consistently high employment rates for graduates. The Jackson campus offers a full array of both associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs. Specialty programs in Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, Cyber Defense, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Opticianry, Paralegal, Radiation Therapy, Surgical Technology, and Teacher Preparation are just a few of the programs which compliment higher education and training at Baker College of Jackson.

Places to Explore

Cascade Falls & Park
Ella Sharp Museum
Irish Hills
Michigan International Speedway
Michigan Space & Science Center
Michigan Theatre
W.J. Hayes State Park


Cascade Civil War Muster
Hot Air Jubilee Balloon Festival
Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Michigan Shakespeare Festival
Mini Grand Prix
Rose Festival

Coldwater Extension

About 50 miles southwest of Jackson, in the friendly community of Coldwater, is the Jackson extension site. Programs offered include: Accounting, Computer Networking Technology - Microsoft, Management, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Specialist, and Medical Receptionist.

The Baker College System