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Apply your nursing skills in a new way.

Prepare to help shape the future of healthcare.

Many nursing professionals advance their careers by applying their knowledge and skills in leadership roles in health services administration or education. Whether they manage organizations that provide healthcare services or design and teach a curriculum for nursing students, their work is critical for achieving and maintaining high clinical standards in nursing and patient care.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is the high school GPA requirement to enroll into Baker?
    Baker College has a “right-to-try” admission policy. That means all students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent, such as a General Educational Development  (GED) certificate, are accepted at Baker. Find out more by reading our Undergraduate Admissions Requirements or by talking with an admissions advisor.
  • Can I take classes without a high school diploma or GED?
    If you haven't earned a diploma or a GED certificate, you may be able to take classes at Baker College. We will ask you to take placement tests to ensure you have the foundation of knowledge you need to successully complete college-level studies. Please contact the Admissions Office to learn more about our placement testing and admissions policy. Note: This does not apply to online students; for Baker Online, a diploma or GED certificate is required.
  • How do I apply for Financial Aid?
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the school code for the Baker College Campus that you plan to attend. Remember, you must apply for financial aid every year. New applications are available after January 1st each year. Always complete your FAFSA as early as possible. To help speed the application process, we encourage you to have your taxes completed prior to applying. The Federal government’s FAFSA website allows you and/or your parent or guardian to link to the IRS website to retrieve tax information. Note: Students and parents of dependent students are required to apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to sign the FAFSA application electronically. Please visit www.pin.ed.gov for more information.
  • How do I apply for a student loan?
    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin. If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.
    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
  • How do online classes work?

    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.
  • Is Baker College Online accredited?
    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan. As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education. All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant. Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:
  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?

    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:
    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips
  • Is Baker accredited?
    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in:
    • Business Administration
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • Human Services
    • School of Education
    • School of Nursing
    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages.
  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?
    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

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Nursing

Apply your nursing skills in a new way.

Prepare to help shape the future of healthcare.

Many nursing professionals advance their careers by applying their knowledge and skills in leadership roles in health services administration or education. Whether they manage organizations that provide healthcare services or design and teach a curriculum for nursing students, their work is critical for achieving and maintaining high clinical standards in nursing and patient care.

Career Facts

$67,480

Median salary for Nursing Instructors and Teachers

22%

Estimated employment increase by 2022 for Nurse Educators

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Overview

Overview

The Baker College Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers two tracks—Administrative Track or Education Track—to prepare you for a leadership position in the career field you choose. Each Track builds upon your knowledge and experience by combining advanced nursing knowledge with specialized skills to help you achieve your individual potential.

The MSN core curriculum—required for both Tracks—provides a foundation that addresses the challenges of today’s healthcare, with courses in leadership and ethics, quality improvement, healthcare technologies, and more.

As a student in the MSN Administrative Track, you will also develop the knowledge and skills essential to managing health-related organizations, such as finance, human resources, and quality management.

In the MSN Education Track, your courses will include advanced health assessment, pharmacology and pathophysiology along with instructional strategies, curriculum development and evaluation strategies.

Both Tracks combine classroom studies with a practicum in your selected area of interest. By studying under, and working with, industry professionals in real-world environments, you learn how to effectively apply principles, theory, and research to develop your skills and competencies.

As a MSN program graduate, you’ll have both the knowledge and experience that will enable you to successfully advance in your career.

Course Information

Course Information

  • Total credits required for MSN Nursing Education (core plus pre-requisites) = 53
  • Total credits required for MSN Nursing Administration (core plus pre-requisites) = 51
Nursing Major25 Hours
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours

CGS 501

1 Quarter Hours

Orients graduate students to the standards and expectations of the College, including topics such as policies and procedures, the online learning environment and expectations, academic integrity, APA writing requirements, library resources, and professional standards.

Graduate Seminar 1

NUR 511

4 Quarter Hours

Provides an overview of advanced roles of graduate nursing practice, with a focus on specialty roles in nursing. Issues involving ethics, scope of practice and credentialing will be addressed as students transition into their selected specialty roles.

Advanced Practice Nursing Roles 4

NUR 521

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on health care organizations and delivery of care. Students will understand public policies on issues affecting nursing and healthcare. Content includes economic and organizational theory, current issues in nursing, trends in health care delivery, political, social, ethical and fiscal accountability from a global perspective.

Organization, Delivery & Policy in Healthcare 4

NUR 531

4 Quarter Hours

Provides students with the knowledge to translate ethical evidence into practice and identify gaps where evidence is lacking. Students will focus on methodology, statistical analysis, and problem identification.

Nursing Theory & Research [Statistics Required] 4

NUR 541

4 Quarter Hours

Provides an in-depth study of information technology as it is utilized in healthcare organizations. Students will compare and contrast the tools, processes, and strategies available to manage information, data, and software and hardware in healthcare organizations. Practical applications will be emphasized and students will analyze the impact of information systems and technology to work more efficiently, allocate resources and improve patient care.

Informatics and Healthcare Technologies 4

NUR 551

4 Quarter Hours

Requires students to be able to articulate the methods, tools, performance measures, and safety standards as they related to quality. Students will analyze their role as effective leaders and change agents based on quality principles. Focus is on measures to assure optimal patient outcomes in multiple environments, with emphasis on population health.

Quality Improvement, Outcomes Management, & Population Health 4

NUR 561

4 Quarter Hours

Emphasizes the importance of open communication and collaboration within inter professional healthcare teams. Focus is on delegation of care, care coordination and conflict resolution strategies. Leadership theories within an ethical environment will be discussed.

Nursing Leadership & Ethical Standards 4
Nursing Education Concentration28 Hours
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours

NUR 611

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on mastery of advanced health assessment skills, including history taking, interviewing, collection of data, and documentation of findings, building on basic assessment skills. Content provides a foundation for decision making and the management of care. This will be coupled with an understanding of the principles of pharmacodynamics and the pharmacodynamics management of common acute and chronic illnesses. Note: Students are responsible for identifying preceptors in consultation with course faculty. 3 hours didactic, 1 hour practicum equals 30 clinical hours.

Prerequisite(s):
1 hour practicum hours = 30 hours
Advanced Health Assessment & Pharmacology 4

NUR 612

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on the study of cell structure as a foundation for understanding physiological and pathological processes. Normal human physiology will serve as the foundation to examine and understand the pathophysiology of common diseases, including incidence, etiology, manifestations, and prognosis.

Advanced Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 4

NUR 621

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on instructional delivery, including simulation and advanced technology. A focus on teacher behaviors that promote student centered learning will be explored. Additionally, education of hospital staff and patients will be addressed.

Instructional Strategies for Nursing Education 4

NUR 622

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on best practices for curriculum development, including pedagogy and andragogy, in nursing education. As an overview of nursing education, students will examine the current legal and ethical frameworks of nursing education, accreditation standards and processes.

Curriculum Development for Nursing Education 4

NUR 623

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on program evaluation utilizing advanced technologies.  Students will explore the components of a systematic evaluation plan and identify evaluation tools for educational assessment, both in the classroom and clinical environment.

Evaluation Strategies for Nursing Education 4

NUR 671

4 Quarter Hours

Requires students to work directly with a preceptor(s) for practical experience in academic nursing education in the classroom, in clinical and in the online environment, hospital based in-service education and/or patient focused education. Note: Students are responsible for identifying preceptors in consultation with course faculty. 2 hours didactic, 2 hours practicum equals 60 clinical hours.

Prerequisite(s):
2 hours practicum hours = 60 hours
Teaching Practicum Classroom/Online 4

NUR 681

4 Quarter Hours

Requires students to work directly with a preceptor to examine and deepen knowledge and skills in nursing education. The major focus of the practicum experience is to synthesize knowledge and demonstrate skills to assure program outcomes. Note: Students are responsible for identifying preceptors in consultation with course faculty. 4 hours practicum equals 120 clinical hours.

Prerequisite(s):
Program Director / Program Dean Approval
Practicum in Nursing Education 4
Nursing Administration Concentration26 Hours
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours

BUS 572

4 Quarter Hours

Evaluates a variety of human resource issues facing corporations and businesses today. These include employee development, performance appraisal systems, job design, hiring and dismissal processes, career management strategies, legal issues, morale monitoring, domestic and global labor market problems, as well as how cultural and economic factors influence the effectiveness of human resource management.

Prerequisite(s):
C or better in BUS 678
Human Resource Management 4

BUS 753

4 Quarter Hours

Provides a thorough review of accreditation requirements and the Malcolm Baldrige Quality standards for healthcare organizations. Each of the seven healthcare criteria for performance will be explored: leadership, strategic planning, customer focus, measurement/analysis/knowledge management, workforce focus, operations focus, and results. Case studies and self-assessments will allow for practical application of these criteria.

Prerequisite(s):
C or better in BUS 678
Quality Management in Healthcare Organizations 4

BUS 758

4 Quarter Hours

Explores various legal and ethical issues relevant to the healthcare field. Topics include medical malpractice, informed consent, professional liability, patients’ rights, employee rights and responsibilities, and medical ethics.

Prerequisite(s):
C or better in BUS 678
Health Law and Ethics 4

BUS 759

4 Quarter Hours

Provides a deeper understanding of financial concepts applied to the healthcare field. Topics include financial statement analysis, principles of reimbursement, cost concepts and decision making, financial forecasting, budgeting techniques, capital project analysis, and strategic financial planning within the healthcare industry.

Prerequisite(s):
C or better in BUS 678
Healthcare Finance 4

NUR 643

4 Quarter Hours

Focuses on the scope and standards of practice, using the best practice in nursing administration. Emphasis is placed on planning, implementing and evaluating nursing service in acute, chronic and community-based healthcare facilities.

Foundations of Nursing Administration 4

NUR 686

6 Quarter Hours

Requires students to work directly with a preceptor to examine and deepen knowledge and skills in nursing administration. The major focus of the practicum experience is to synthesize knowledge and demonstrate skills to assure program outcomes. Note: Students are responsible for identifying preceptors in consultation with course faculty. 6 hours practicum equals 180 hours over 12 weeks.

Prerequisite(s):
Program Director / Program Dean Approval
Practicum in Nursing Administration 6
Program Description

Program Description

The Baker College Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program strives to prepare nurses for leadership positions in administration (Administrative Track) or education (Education Track). Both Cognates build upon the knowledge and skills nurses bring to a curriculum designed to meet the highest levels of nursing practice with an emphasis on the potential of each student. The MSN degree program provides experienced professional nurses the education and competencies needed to function in a rapidly changing health care environment. Accreditation Status: The newly developed MSN Program is based on standards established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN program is not yet accredited.

Program Status: Open Enrollment.

Accreditation

Accreditation

The newly developed MSN Program is based on standards established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN program is not yet accredited.

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org

Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

Mission

Mission

The mission of the Baker College School of Nursing is to prepare graduates who are life-long learners with the core knowledge and skills needed to provide competent, holistic nursing care in a diverse and ever-changing healthcare environment.  The curriculum is designed to assist students to become critical thinkers with clinical reasoning skills who also understand the moral, ethical, cultural, and global dimensions of the issues they confront in an ever-evolving healthcare system.

As an essential component of Baker College’s academic health programs, the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (Post-Licensure) program has the following goals:

  • To develop quality nursing leaders with the ability to advance and promote the health of a diverse population within the communities they serve.
  • To practice as a self-assured, competent professional nurse, who can function in a dynamic health environment.
  • To provide leadership to promote global health.
  • To participate and utilize evidenced based practice in providing high quality nursing care.
  • To graduate nurses committed to professional and personal values and responsibilities.
  • To provide an academic foundation for further nursing education.
Philosophy / Vision

Philosophy / Vision

The Baker College School of Nursing embraces a commitment to The Theory of Human Caring, as described by Dr. Jean Watson, in the preparation of individuals for the professional practice of nursing.  “Caring is the moral ideal of nursing whereby the end is protection, enhancement, and preservation of human dignity” (Watson, 1999).  This commitment to caring permeates the entire baccalaureate program of study and is demonstrated by the dedication of faculty to students’ growth through learning.

Through an approved program of study, faculty serve as role models, and provide student feedback through continuous assessment, thus preparing students with a baccalaureate of science degree in nursing.  Upon graduation students are prepared with a liberal arts education to better meet the needs of clients in a dynamic global community.  The program provides quality education by preparing the nursing student to practice effectively within the healthcare system, to meet the ever-changing demands of the healthcare community, to provide continuing healthcare education, and to engage in caring relationships with clients.

The contemporary healthcare environment highlights continuous quality improvement, patient safety initiatives, and evidence-based care as foundational to the practice of nursing. The Baker College nursing faculty continually examines evolving practice environments to ensure consistency with current healthcare standards. The Baker College baccalaureate degree program utilizes the American Nurses Association Standards of Nursing Practice and Professional Performance, The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the Michigan Board of Nursing Administrative Rules to derive concepts central to the program curriculum.

This philosophy is congruent with the mission and vision of Baker College to provide quality higher education that enables graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers.  Nursing is a career that requires life-long learning in a dynamic healthcare system, and this program of study provides an academic foundation for further nursing education. The curriculum fosters a learning environment preparing caring nurses committed to professional and personal values and responsibility.

Vision

The vision of the Baker College baccalaureate nursing program is to encourage both pre licensure students and licensed registered nurses the opportunity for professioinal growth by the acquisition of knowledge, and skills needed to function in healthcare settings that are responsive to individual and community needs as professional nurses. These individuals will develop into leaders of research, practice and administration within the healthcare environment.

Program Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Synthesize knowledge from a variety of disciplines to enhance advanced practice nursing in the areas of education, leadership, and clinical practice.
  • Utilize the leadership role to impact legislative, regulatory, and public policy to promote population health.
  • Apply leadership skills in the development, management, and evaluation of the quality improvement processes.
  • Demonstrate scholarly inquiry and reflection to facilitate change in professional nursing practice.
  • Use information technology to plan, implement and evaluate programs of care, outcomes of care and care systems.
  • Implement current healthcare policies, focusing on safety, regulatory, legislative, and public policy in the delivery of healthcare.
  • Use inter-professional communication and collaboration to promote and facilitate collegial relationships to improve patient outcomes.
  • Apply a holistic and patient-centered approach as an advocate in the provision of population-centered care which is culturally focused, implements quality and safety in practice, and meets the needs of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Support an environment that adheres to professional values and behaviors, a professional code of ethics, professional standards, and legal statutes as they relate to the nursing practice.
  • Explore the importance of lifelong learning and professional career development in the field of nursing.
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Admissions Documents

  • Completed Application for Graduate Admission specific to Master of Science in Nursing
  • Payment of non-refundable $35.00 Application Fee
  • Graduate Essay as it pertains to goals in completion of the MSN credential
  • Official Transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating Bachelor Degree completion in a BSN or BS with a Major in Nursing with a 2.7 GPA or higher from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program.
  • Applicants must hold an unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States (US), District of Columbia or US territories; or an unencumbered license as a RN in Canada.
  • Applicants must include a photocopy of active US or Canadian RN license or a printed page from the licensing state’s nursing website or Canadian equivalent verifying licensure status and expiration date.
  • A copy of the score report for any GMAT or GRE scores.  [While not required for admission, these scores may be used in supporting evidence for admission to the graduate program.]

Graduate Review Committee Process

  • Completed admission file will be reviewed by an admissions advisor other than the advisor enrolling the applicant making sure all admissions documents are in the file and verify all documents are authentic and meet minimum requirements
  • File is assigned to graduate faculty member for review of academic credentials, graduate essay , and makes recommendation on admissions disposition
  • File with admissions and faculty recommendation is submitted to program Dean for final review and final admissions entrance recommendation
Application Information

Application Information

Admission Criteria—Master of Science in Nursing

For the Master of Science in Nursing, standard graduate application and review committee procedures apply.

Admissions documents required:

  • Completed Application for Graduate Admission specific to Master of Science in Nursing
  • Payment of non-refundable $35.00 Application Fee
  • Graduate Essay as it pertains to goals in completion of the MSN credential
  • Official Transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating Bachelor Degree completion with a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Applicants must hold an unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States (US), District of Columbia or US territories; or an unencumbered license as a RN in Canada.
  • Applicants must include a photocopy of active US or Canadian RN license or a printed page from the licensing state’s nursing Website or Canadian equivalent verifying licensure status and expiration date.
  • A copy of the score report for any GMAT or GRE scores. (While not required for admission, these scores may be used in supporting evidence for admission to the graduate program.)
  • Graduate Review Committee Process:
  • Completed admission file will be reviewed by an admissions advisor other than the advisor enrolling the applicant making sure all admissions documents are in the file and verify all documents are authentic and meet minimum requirements.
  • File is assigned to graduate faculty member for review of academic credentials and graduate essay, and makes recommendation on admissions disposition.
  • File with admissions and faculty recommendation is submitted to program Dean for final review and final admissions entrance recommendation.
Campus Contact

Campus Contact

Lesley Morgan Ph.D, M.B.A., ARNP 
Admissions Office: (810) 766-4390
Toll Free: (800) 469-4062
lesley.morgan@baker.edu

Student Resources

Student Resources

Associations

Baker College Resources

Publications
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Student Organizations
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FAQ's

  • What is the high school GPA requirement to enroll into Baker?
    Baker College has a “right-to-try” admission policy. That means all students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent, such as a General Educational Development  (GED) certificate, are accepted at Baker. Find out more by reading our Undergraduate Admissions Requirements or by talking with an admissions advisor.
  • Can I take classes without a high school diploma or GED?
    If you haven't earned a diploma or a GED certificate, you may be able to take classes at Baker College. We will ask you to take placement tests to ensure you have the foundation of knowledge you need to successully complete college-level studies. Please contact the Admissions Office to learn more about our placement testing and admissions policy. Note: This does not apply to online students; for Baker Online, a diploma or GED certificate is required.
  • How do I apply for Financial Aid?
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the school code for the Baker College Campus that you plan to attend. Remember, you must apply for financial aid every year. New applications are available after January 1st each year. Always complete your FAFSA as early as possible. To help speed the application process, we encourage you to have your taxes completed prior to applying. The Federal government’s FAFSA website allows you and/or your parent or guardian to link to the IRS website to retrieve tax information. Note: Students and parents of dependent students are required to apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to sign the FAFSA application electronically. Please visit www.pin.ed.gov for more information.
  • How do I apply for a student loan?
    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin. If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.
    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
  • How do online classes work?

    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.
  • Is Baker College Online accredited?
    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan. As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education. All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant. Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:
  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?

    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:
    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips
  • Is Baker accredited?
    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in:
    • Business Administration
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • Human Services
    • School of Education
    • School of Nursing
    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages.
  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?
    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.
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