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While Baker Online courses begin and end on set dates and assignments do have deadlines, these flexible programs were developed to fit into your schedule, not the other way around.
The main difference between these two ways to learn is that Baker Online courses have a flexible schedule and are offered in eight-week semesters, while Online Live classes are held in real time in a virtual classroom and meet at set times over 8- or 16-week semesters.
You can view a full list of degrees that offer core courses in the Baker Online format on our Full Program List page. Please note that even if your degree isn't listed as Baker Online-eligible, most of the prerequisite, general education, and elective courses offered at Baker College are available in the Baker Online format.
Tuition rates are the same across all learning formats, which means Baker Online classes are just as affordable as our on-campus and Online Live courses. You can learn more on our Tuition and Financial Aid page.
Our virtual classrooms are accessible to almost anyone with an internet connection and a computer or any smart device that has a microphone.
No, you don’t have to commit to the Baker Online format exclusively. In fact, we encourage you to mix and match different course types to fit your schedule and learning preferences.
We’ve offered quality online degrees since 1994, so we understand exactly what kind of support online students need to be successful. Baker Online brings a high-quality classroom experience directly to you, with the flexibility and convenience that only online education can provide.
You can mix and match Baker Online classes with different types of course formats to create the type of academic experience that works best for you. Selecting more than one format will help you learn how to communicate, collaborate, and problem solve in a variety of different ways—just like you’ll be expected to do in the workplace.
As a not-for-profit college, your education is our bottom line. That’s why we offer a variety of financial aid options and one of the most affordable tuition rates around.
With a convenient evaluation process that allows you to transfer up to 90 credits toward a bachelor’s degree, it’s no wonder Baker College is one of Michigan’s top private schools for transfer students.
At Baker College, you’ll find small class sizes, engaged instructors, a wide variety of academic resources, and lifetime career assistance.
Baker College holds more than 20 specialty accreditations, so you can be sure you’ll get a top-quality education. We’ve also been recognized by the Online Learning Consortium and the United States Distance Learning Association for meeting the highest standards in online learning.
The first reason I chose Baker College is because they are known for helping their students find a career after they graduate. The second reason was that they offer total online classes and I prefer to do that rather than in-seat. A lot of the other schools make you do in-seat and online.
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