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Within a few years on either side of the
turn of the twentieth century, two proprietary institutions of higher
education were founded. Though completely independent of each other,
both shared a common mission-to provide students with the skills needed
for employment in the great industries of their times. In 1965, after
half a century of separate but parallel existence, the two institutions
came together under a single management group headed by Robert Jewell of
The organization has flourished in the years following that initial
union. Now known as the Baker College System, it is the largest
independent college in Michigan, with over 33,000 students in more than
140 programs on 12 campuses and five branch locations. Throughout years
of tremendous growth and success, Baker College has maintained its
original mission: to provide quality higher education and training which
enables graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding
Master of Business Administration
Baker College is chartered by the state of Michigan as a nonprofit
educational corporation and is empowered to grant the certificate and
associate's, bachelor’s, and master’s degree. It is approved for
veterans’ benefits by the State Approval Agency of the Department of
Baker College is listed among institutions of Higher Education by the
United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in Part III
of the Education Directory.
Baker College holds accreditation with the following organizations:
North Central Association. Baker College is
accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the
North Central Association, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago,
IL 60602-2504, 800-621-7440.
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
(IACBE). Baker College Center for Graduate Studies has the
following degree programs accredited by IACBE: Master of Business
Administration Degree with concentrations in Accounting, Computer
Information Systems, Finance, Health Care Management, Health and Sports
Recreation Management, General Business, Human Resource Management,
Industrial Management, International Business, Leadership Studies,
Marketing, and E-Commerce. IACBE, P.O. Box 25217, Overland Park, KS
66225, 913- 631-3009.
Dental Hygiene Program. The Dental Hygiene program
is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East
Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, 312-440-2718.
EMS Division. The EMS Division is approved by: The
Michigan Department of Community Health, P.O. Box 30670, 611 W. Ottawa,
Lansing, MI 48906, 517-335-0918 (Approved at levels: EMT Basic, EMT
Specialist & Paramedic).
Health Information Technology Program. The Health
Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in collaboration with
the Council on Accreditation of the American Health Information
Management Association, 233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago,
IL 60601-1683, 312-233-1100.
Medical Assistant Program. The Medical Assistant
program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Allied Health
Education Program (CAAHEP) on the recommendation of the Curriculum
Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants’
Endowment (AAMAE), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL
Medical Laboratory Technician Program. The Medical
Laboratory Technician program is accredited by the National Accrediting
Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue,
Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631-3415, 773-714-8880.
Occupational Therapy Program. The Occupational
Therapy program is currently recognized as a fully accredited program by
ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) of the
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720
Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220, 301-652-AOTA
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. The
Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, 4720
Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 3120, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220, 301-652-2682.
Orthotic/Prosthetic Technology Program. The Orthotic/Prosthetic
Technology program is accredited by the following agencies: The National
Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE), 1650 King
Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-836-7114.
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP),
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1070, Chicago, IL 60601-2208, 312-553-9355.
Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The Physical
Therapist Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, 1111 North Fairfax Street,
Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-706-3245.
Phlebotomy Program. The Phlebotomy program is
approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory
Sciences, 8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 670, Chicago, IL 60631-3415,
Radiologic Technology Program. The Radiologic
Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on
Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900,
Chicago, IL 60606-2901.
Bachelor of Radiation Therapy Program. The Bachelor
of Radiation Therapy program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee
on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900,
Chicago, IL 60606-2901.
Surgical Technology Program. The Surgical Technology
program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied
Health Education Programs in collaboration with the Accreditation Review
Committee on Education in Surgical Technologists, 7108 C. S. Alton Way,
Englewood, CO 80112-2106, 303-694-9130.
Truck Driving Certificate Program. The Truck Driving
program is accredited by the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI),
2200 Mill Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-838-8842. Currently the Truck
Driving Certificate Programs offered at Owosso, Saginaw, and Cadillac
are accredited. Port Huron's program will seek certification during Fall
Veterinary Technician Program. The Veterinary
Technician program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical
Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
(CVTEA), 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4630.
(Currently the Veterinary Technician program on the Cadillac, Flint and
Muskegon campuses is accredited.)