Applicants to the Center for Graduate Studies must hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally-accredited educational institution, as recognized by the American Council on Education in order to be eligible for admission.
Applicants with undergraduate degrees from educational institutions nationally accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools may be conditionally admitted to the College if all other graduate requirements for admission are fulfilled.
If you have any questions about applying to Baker College, please contact us to speak with an admissions advisor who can help guide you through the process.
Step 1—Complete an online application.
A $35 non-refundable application fee is due upon submission.
An official transcript from a regionally accredited, baccalaureate institution indicating a GPA of 2.5 or better (4.0 scale) and showing the date of graduation is required as part of your student record. A copy of your transcripts is required prior to an acceptance decision.
We prefer that your transcripts are sent electronically. However, we'll also accept official documents via postal mail.
Official paper transcripts must be sent by the issuing institution directly to Baker College. We cannot accept official transcripts issued to students. Use the address below to when sending documents via postal mail.
Baker College Enrollment Center P.O. Box 77000 Owosso, Michigan 48867
• Sending your GMAT or GRE scores (optional):
Baker College does not require either the GMAT or GRE as a condition of admission. However, you may submit your scores if you want them considered in the admissions decision.
Step 3—Submit your resume and admissions essay.
A current resume indicating all professional work experience and admissions essay are required as part of your student record. Your typed admissions essay should be 500-1000 words and address the following:
How have your academic work, professional work, and/or life experiences prepared you for graduate school?
What are your personal, professional, and/or career goals five and ten years after you earn your Center for Graduate Studies degree?
How will earning this degree help you achieve these goals?
What do you view as your greatest strengths and greatest challenges as you begin the graduate journey? How will you utilize your strengths to overcome these challenges?
Any sources used to support your essay, must be cited according to APA 7th Edition Guidelines. For more information on using APA Guidelines, please visit the Baker College Academic Resource Center.
Supporting documents can be submitted via email to [email protected] or by postal mail to the Baker College Enrollment Center using the address above.
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