Baker College continues 2017 winter enrollment; Dec. 29 deadline for new students approaching

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Enrollment for 2017 winter quarter is ongoing for new and returning students at Baker College’s Muskegon campus, 1903 Marquette Ave., Muskegon, and the Fremont satellite campus. On-ground classes begin Monday, Jan. 9; the two sessions of online classes begin Thursday, Jan. 5, and Thursday, Feb. 16.


Enrollment deadlines vary. For new students attending the Muskegon and Fremont campuses, the deadline is Thursday, Dec. 29.


“Baker College’s unique focus on the employment market directly benefits students by preparing them to be job-ready and hit the ground running at graduation,” said Lee Coggin, J.D., Baker College of Muskegon president. “Our curricula are designed to meet the ever changing demands of the workforce and are taught by working professionals who have real-world perspectives and understanding.”


Baker College has day, evening, weekend and online classes for degree and certificate programs in the areas of applied technology, business, education, engineering, health science, information technology and social science.


Bachelor’s, associate and certificate career programs offered at the Muskegon campus include marketing, human resource management, accounting, information technology and security, computer programming, computer networking technology-Microsoft/Cisco options, digital media design, early childhood education, elementary and secondary teacher preparation, nursing, health services administration, surgical technology, medical assistant, pharmacy technician, veterinary technology, criminal justice and computer aided design.


Programs available at the Culinary Institute of Michigan, 336 W. Clay Ave., Muskegon, include baking and pastry, culinary arts, and food and beverage management.


The Fremont satellite campus offers bachelor’s, associate and certificate programs in health services administration, medical assistant, business administration-accelerated, management, marketing and basic emergency medical technician (EMT), as well as many options available online and through distance learning.


Classes are offered on a quarter basis for 2017 winter, spring and summer sessions and will transition to semesters beginning fall 2017.


Financial assistance is still available to students, including scholarships, grants, low-interest loans and work-study programs. For more information, contact Kathy Jacobson in the admissions office at or 231.777.5200. Students may schedule an appointment via the Baker College website:


The largest private college in Michigan, Baker College is a not-for-profit higher education institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Founded in 1911, Baker College grants doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees, as well as certificates in diverse academic fields including applied technology, business, education, engineering, health science, information technology and social science. Baker College has on-ground campuses throughout Michigan and offers online programs that can be completed 100 percent online without ever visiting a campus. In 2016, the Online Learning Consortium recognized Baker College Online with the OLC Quality Scorecard Exemplary Endorsement, the highest ranking for online higher education programs. For information, visit or follow Baker College on Twitter, @bakercollege, or on Facebook,

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