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Ensuring patients get the care they need at the right time and at the right place is just one of the ways in which a career in the health sciences is personally rewarding. From medical assistants to dental hygienists and occupational therapists, health care professionals are in high demand as health care policies continue to change. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 16 of the 30 fastest-growing occupations are in the health care field.

At Baker College, we’re proud to offer affordable tuition. Our financial aid advisors will work closely with you from the beginning to determine the financial options available for you. As a not-for-profit college, all of our investments and resources are dedicated to you.

Time is passing whether you are moving forward or not. Chase your dreams and energize your life. The award-winning faculty at Baker College will be beside you, imparting knowledge and lending support every step of the way. Go get it.

Learn more today about our health sciences degree programs and flexible online and on-campus learning opportunities.

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Available Degrees

Cardiac Sonography

Complement your classroom studies with lab work in which you will learn the latest techniques and use advanced cardiac sonography equipment. You will get real-world experience through extensive clinical work.

  • Available Locations: Auburn Hills
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

This program’s classroom work, hands-on lab training and real-world clinical experience teach you how to use diagnostic ultrasound equipment to help doctors diagnose medical conditions.

  • Available Locations: Auburn Hills, Owosso
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Dental Hygiene

Learn about dental hygiene from experienced professionals in our on-campus labs and working clinics that rival the best facilities. Graduate thoroughly prepared for the National and Regional Dental Board examinations.

  • Available Locations: Clinton Township
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Dental Assisting

Baker College’s Dental Assisting program combines study in the classroom, lab and clinic, as well as in off-site externships. You will receive hands-on training in the fundamentals of dentistry and the latest dental procedures and learn computer and work skills that will help you excel in your career.

  • Available Locations: Clinton Township
  • Degree Levels Available: Certificate

Medical Assistant

Coursework integrates medical office procedures, electronic health records, EKGs, patient assessments and more to ensure you learn the administrative and clinical procedures you’ll use daily.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso
  • Degree Levels Available: Certificate

Medical Laboratory Technician

Learn how to perform lab procedures related to hematology, microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis, as well as how to operate specialized equipment, monitor quality control programs and interact with patients.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Occupational Therapy Assistant

This program teaches you how to help patients develop, recover and improve the functions necessary for daily living and working. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to sit for the national certification exam administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Muskegon, Owosso
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Orthotic/Prosthetic Technology

Apply analytical and technical skills to create orthopedic braces and artificial limbs in labs and courses taught by industry professionals. Also gain a solid understanding of design principles and fabrication techniques.

  • Available Locations: Flint
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Phlebotomy Technician

This program teaches you how to draw blood, work as part of the extended laboratory team and about factors that affect lab specimens. Learn in a medical facility’s lab setting under the supervision of a practicing phlebotomist.

  • Available Locations: Auburn Hills
  • Degree Levels Available: Certificate

Physical Therapist Assistant

The classwork, active participation and clinical experience with real patients will teach you how to assist a licensed physical therapist. Upon graduation, you’ll be fully prepared to apply for the National Physical Therapy Assistants Examination (NPTAE) licensure exam.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Flint, Muskegon
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Radiologic Technology

This program teaches you how to create quality radiographic images through classroom lectures, learning labs, video training and clinical experience. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination.

  • Available Locations: Clinton Township, Muskegon, Owosso
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Respiratory Care

Curricula cover recent advances and best practices in the latest procedures and techniques to prepare you to help evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders.

  • Available Locations: Auburn Hills
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Sterile Processing Technician

The courses in this program focus on how to clean, disinfect, sterilize and distribute supplies, instruments and equipment for safe usage.

  • Available Locations: Flint, Muskegon
  • Degree Levels Available: Certificate

Surgical Technology

Learn how to properly apply sterile and aseptic techniques and provide support to surgeons and their assistants during surgery. Classwork, hands-on lab training and clinical experience help prepare you for your career.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Cadillac, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson, Muskegon
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Veterinary Technology

Practicing veterinary professionals teach you how to apply the full range of essential nursing and lab skills to animal care. Also learn from lab work with field trips and actual work experience.

  • Available Locations: Cadillac, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson, Muskegon
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Pre-Occupational Therapy

Get the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement treatment plans through one-on-one instructor interaction and rotations in clinical settings.

  • Available Locations: Flint
  • Degree Levels Available: Bachelor of Science

Occupational Therapy

Building upon the Bachelor of Health Science in Pre-Occupational Therapy, this program uses problem-based case management and blends theory, logic, clinical reasoning and pragmatic skills in an interactive learning environment.

  • Available Locations: Online
  • Degree Levels Available: Master of Occupational Therapy

Radiation Therapy

This program blends mathematics, medical science and psychology with lab work and actual clinical experience to help you obtain the skills and knowledge needed to become a radiation therapist.

  • Available Locations: Jackson
  • Degree Levels Available: Bachelor of Science

Health Information Technology

Learn how to gather, organize and manage health information through a combination of classroom and internship experience. Upon graduation, you’ll be fully prepared to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national certification examination.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson
  • Degree Levels Available: Associate of Applied Science

Healthcare Administration

Develop the knowledge and critical-thinking skills necessary to effectively manage the delivery, quality and costs of health care services through general education and health services courses, as well as an externship.

  • Available Locations: Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Clinton Township, Flint, Online
  • Degree Levels Available: Bachelor of Science

The plan they had set up was very simple. It was very straightforward and I liked that. Baker got me the job. They worked with me every step of the way.

- Megan Burnside
Baker College Graduate

Locations - Michigan

  • Allen Park

    4500 Enterprise Drive
    Allen Park, MI 48101
  • Auburn Hills

    1500 University Drive
    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  • Cadillac

    9600 E. 13th Street
    Cadillac, MI 49601
  • Clinton Township

    34401 S. Gratiot Avenue
    Clinton Township, MI 48035
  • Flint

    1050 W. Bristol Road
    Flint, MI 48507
  • Jackson

    2800 Springport Road
    Jackson, MI 49202
  • Muskegon

    1903 Marquette Avenue
    Muskegon, MI 49442
  • Owosso

    1309 S. M-52
    Owosso, MI 48867
  • Port Huron

    3402 Lapeer Road
    Port Huron, MI 48060
  • Graduate Studies

    1116 W. Bristol Road
    Flint, MI 48507
  • Online

    1116 W. Bristol Road
    Flint, MI 48507