Message from the President

Message from the President

Pete Karsten, President
Baker College of Owosso
1020 South Washington
Owosso, MI 48667-4400
Phone: (989) 729-3431
Fax: (989) 729-3441


Welcome to Baker College of Owosso!

Thank you for your interest in learning about Baker College of Owosso.  We are located just a few blocks south of downtown Owosso in beautiful Shiawassee County. Sitting on over 40 acres, the Owosso campus includes over 20 unique buildings offering a diverse array of educational and community-based services.  Baker College of Owosso is the only post-secondary degree granting institution physically located within Shiawassee County. 

Fall 2013 brings almost 2,800 students to campus.  These students will experience what sets Baker College of Owosso apart from other colleges.  Our Auto/Diesel Institute facility boasts 43,000 square feet of state-of-the-art equipment and NATEF certification – we are the only school in the state of Michigan to hold this level of certification in Diesel Technology education.  Please visit for additional information.  The new facility is prominently located along at 1400 S. M-52 as a wonderful gateway into the Owosso community.

Students who choose Baker College of Owosso will notice several things about our campus: great academic support, service with a smile, and a commitment to excellence by all faculty and staff.  We are pleased to report another record number of graduates at our Owosso campus.

The Owosso campus offers over 50 degree and certificate programs leading to high demand career fields. A few of the programs include nursing, radiology technician, accounting, networking, agriculture technology, and human service. Our graduate employment rate has averaged over 96% for the last five years and we continue to provide lifetime employment assistance to all of our graduates. I invite you to take a closer look at Baker College’s affordable, career-focused, high quality educational opportunities. If I can be of any assistance do not hesitate to contact me at the email address above.


Pete Karsten, 

Baker College of Owosso

The Baker College System