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Online Degree Programs at Baker University

Learning doesn’t have to happen in a classroom. For decades, Baker Online has taken a pioneering approach to extend quality educational opportunities beyond traditional boundaries.

We offer flexible, accelerated online degree and certificate programs, making online education more accessible. Our online degree programs meet not only the demands of the evolving workforce, but also the needs of students who have limited time to earn a degree.

Family, full-time work, and other important commitments don’t have to hold you back. We help students weave these experiences into accelerated online degree programs that meet them wherever they are.

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Baker’s online degree programs offer many advantages:

Fast career impact.
Baker students who earn an online degree create influence and value—even before they graduate. Learn at night, over lunch, or during your morning coffee and ignite new ideas the next day at work.

Degrees built around you.
Designed for accessibility and flexibility, accelerated courses let you build a custom degree based on your professional interests and career plans.

Highly ranked and affordable.
Our accredited online degree programs are highly ranked for being the best, having the highest ROI in Kansas, and fostering the highest average salaries among graduates of universities in Kansas.

Built-in community.
Baker’s online degree programs break down communication barriers, giving you direct access to classmates and instructors in a cohort model that offers outstanding networking opportunities. Faculty and advisors get to know you so they can provide tailored feedback and step-by-step support.

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Online Degree Programs

Earn an online degree at Baker University without relocating or leaving your full-time job.

Concerned about balancing work, family, and education? More than 90 percent of our Baker Online students complete their accredited online degree program.

Baker coursework can quickly become a manageable part of your routine.

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Baker’s online bachelor’s degree programs cover a range of subjects that focus on business, psychology, criminal justice, and nursing:

Or, if you’re looking for an associate degree, you can earn an Associate of Arts in Business at Baker. This program introduces you to business fundamentals and prepares you to complete our Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Science programs.

Online Master’s Degree Programs

Baker’s online master’s degree programs are built for working professionals who need to get as much as they can from a graduate program—and as quickly as possible.


Baker Online offers a range of online master’s degree programs in business, education, and nursing:

Baker University also helps you earn education licenses:

  • Para to Teacher Program  Prepare to fill the much needed role of licensed special education teacher, which offers the possibility of employment while finishing your program. Earning a limited apprentice license offers a flexible route to a master’s in special education for paraeducators who hold a bachelor’s degree.
  • Building-Level Licensure Endorsement Kansas teachers who already hold a master’s degree can complete coursework at a lower credit-hour cost while gaining hands-on experience that will lead to a role as a school administrator.

Online Doctoral Degree Programs

In addition to joining an online master’s degree program or an online bachelor’s degree program, you can also earn one of three online doctoral degrees—with all the same benefits of any Baker accredited online degree program.


A unique component of Baker’s doctoral programs is the availability of a research analyst who works with you and your advisor in research design, methodology, analysis of data, and results of the study.




Recertification Courses for Educators

Recertification & Professional Development Courses

Choose from professional development and recertification courses in diverse content areas on a variety of topics.

Continuing Education for Educators

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Online Graduate Business Certificates

If you aren’t ready for an accredited online degree program but still want to increase marketability, strengthen your knowledge in a specific area, and enhance your earning potential, then consider a graduate business certificate.

Baker Online offers certificates in data analyticsdiversity, equity, and inclusion; financehealth care administration; human resource management; leadership and organizational change; and supply chain management and logistics.

Baker Is Military Friendly

Military Advanced Education named Baker University one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Veterans and active-duty service members and their spouses may qualify for tuition discounts.

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Meet Our Students

“I really enjoyed learning from diverse instructors and students at Baker. Instructors come from all aspects of current industry and offer real-time and relevant experience along with unique perspectives. Fellow students echo this as well as offer additional demographic diversities.”

—Jeremiah | Class of 2021

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Benefits of Getting a Degree Online at Baker

Nearly 6 million students—roughly 17.6 percent—are choosing an online degree. Why? Because online education comes with several benefits: convenience, flexibility, career advancement, and the chance to study with students across the country.

When choosing an online degree program, consider these tips:

  • Look for a program that offers a help desk and academic advisors who can support you throughout your academic process.
  • Research faculty members to see if they have real-world experiences they can bring to the curriculum.
  • Search for asynchronous classes, which allow you to access course materials at any time, take part in discussions with instructors, and participate in discussions with peers.
  • Consider a cohort model so you can move sequentially through courses with the same group of students and share experiences.

With the right online degree, you’ll graduate with confidence in knowing you’re prepared to climb the ladder or look for new positions at organizations waiting for professionals with your skills.