You know a degree will help you reach your career goals, but can you possibly add college courses on top of everything else you do?
Baker degree programs are flexible and allow you to earn your degree while continuing to live your life. By taking one course at a time, meeting one night or online, you’ll dig deep into the material, really learn it, and use it immediately on the job.
Baker classes are held year-round, and new classes start frequently, so you can get started sooner rather than later.
Questions? Contact an Enrollment Recruiter
913.491.4432 | 800.955.7747 | business.programs@bakerU.edu
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Veterans Education Benefits
Baker is one of America’s top military-friendly colleges and universities according to Military Advanced Education magazine. Learn more about veterans benefits for students.
Earning a degree requires a substantial investment of time and money. A variety of payment options are available, including financial aid to those who qualify. And we help you through the process so you can make your dream of a degree a reality.
Prior Learning & Assessment Center
Earn credit for college-level knowledge you have gained through experiences outside the traditional college classroom. Learn More
Learn more about scholarship options for low- to moderate-income students in the greater Kansas City area returning to college to earn an undergraduate degree.
Baker offers a variety of business courses and academic electives for students who aren’t working toward a degree but are encouraged or required by their employer to earn college credits . . . or students who want to take a class just because!
- Take a class because you’re interested in the subject.
- Take a class to improve your job performance.
- Take courses to earn a graduate business certificate.
Baker has developed partnerships with area employers that lets employees earn college credit for technical and professional courses.
Continuing Education Partners
Learn how to gain college credit for technical and professional training from these partners.
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas
- Hill’s Pet Nutrition
- Kansas City Southern
- KCKCC Police Science & Corrections
- Missouri Department of Corrections
- MCC-Blue River Law Enforcement
Continuing education courses are eligible for military and corporate tuition funds, which are only available for credits awarded by an accredited college or university.
If you are in the military, get more information about tuition assistance programs.
Tuition Discount Partnerships
Baker has developed partnerships with area employers, making employees eligible for a reduction in tuition.
Tuition Discount Partners
- American Family Insurance
- Argosy Casnino Hotel & Spa
- Big Brothers Big Sisters
- City of Lenexa
- City of Overland Park
- Farmers Insurance
- Hills Pet Nutrtition
- Hollywood Casino
- JP Morgan
- Kansas City Southern
- Kansas City T-Bones
- Kansas Coaches Association
- KVC Health Systems
- Lawrence Memorial Hospital
- MIQ Logistics
- Mosaic Life Care
- National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
- National Soccer Coaches Association of America
- Sporting Kaw Valley
- State of Kansas
- Stormont Vail Health
- Verizon Wireless
Could new business processes and training benefit your employees? Let Baker build a professional development program to fit your needs.
Professional Development Supports Employee Growth
If your organization isn’t operating as efficiently as it could be, Baker University has the solution. Over the years, our highly regarded degree programs have allowed Baker students to take their new-found skills and knowledge back to their jobs, indirectly benefiting numerous local companies and organizations. Today, Baker takes educational programs tailored to specific employer needs directly to the workplace.
We Focus on Your Needs & Meeting Your Goals
When your company takes part in Baker’s Professional Development program, business professionals will research your company or organization and then work with you to determine what you need to improve your organization, management structure and profitability. Once objectives are set, faculty members, educators and consultants lead on-site, customized courses that focus only on your needs and meeting your goals.
Improve the Efficiency & Profitability of Your Business
- Project management
- Conflict resolution
- Organizational development
Senior Corporate Education Liaison
Graduate Business Certificates
Graduate certificates allow professionals to increase marketability, strengthen knowledge in an area vital to business and leadership, and enhance earning potential. Each certification is a collection of four courses within a content area for a total of 12 credit hours.
Anyone who has completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited school is eligible to enroll in graduate certificate courses.
Baker University welcomes your transfer credits. Follow these steps to earn your bachelor’s degree at Baker.
- Earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited college (60 credit hours)
- Apply to Baker University.
- Request transcripts from universities you’ve attended.
- Complete 41 credit hours of core course work.
- Complete 23 credit hours of elective courses.
- File intent to graduate from Baker University. 124 credit hours
For more information about transferring your credits to Baker, email business.programs@bakerU.edu or call 913.491.4432.