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Overview

Campus: Multiple, Michigan

Type: Private, For-Profit

Accreditation: IACBE

Base Program Cost: $19,110

Per Credit Hour: $390

Minimum Credit Hours: 49

GMAT Required: No

Minimum Time Commitment: 24 months

Online Concentrations: Accounting, Business Intelligence, Finance, General Business, Health Care, Human Resource, Leadership Studies, Marketing

Campus Requirements: No

School Site: Online MBA Overview | Tuition | Financial Aid

Introduction

Founded in 1911, Michigan-based Baker College offers a career-focused education and training to its students.

Baker College offers a fully-online, asynchronous MBA program with rolling admission. While students can learn at their own pace, there are deadlines and timelines for completing course assignments.

Accreditation

Baker College is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Institutionally, Baker College Center for Graduate Studies MBA program has received specialized accreditation through the International Academy of Collegiate Business Educators (IACBE).

Academics

In Baker College’s online MBA degree program, students are able to choose when and where they complete their assignments. With everything occurring online, students are never forced to travel to and from a campus, allowing them to focus more on their studies. The typical business disciplines are represented in the curriculum to ensure that graduates have the necessary business background to be conversant with various aspects of running organizations and companies.

In addition to a general MBA, Baker offers specializations in: accounting, business intelligence, finance, health care administration, human resource management, leadership studies and marketing.

Admission

Candidates applying for matriculation into the MBA program must submit the following materials:

  • Completed application
  • Non-refundable application fee of $25.00
  • A typed essay (500-1000 words) addressing the candidate’s reasons for entering the program
  • Official college transcripts indicating an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.5 or better (4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional or academic references
  • A current resume indicating a minimum of three years of full-time, professional work experience
  • GMAT or GRE scores may be submitted if the candidate wants the scores considered in the admission decision

Tuition and Financial Aid

For the 2012-13 school year, the cost of the MBA program is $390 per credit hour (also referred to as quarter hours). Base tuition for the program is $19,110 (a 49-credit quarter hour degree).

Baker College participates in a variety of student loan programs from federal and private sources that must be repaid. Federal loan programs are options for U.S. citizens and legal residents. Private education loan programs are options for all applicants, including international students. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Financial Aid Data forms are required to determine eligibility.


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