Baker College wins educational award

— Automation Alley has announced Baker College Online as the winner of its Educational Program of the Year Award. Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, honored Baker College Online during its 10th Annual Awards Gala, held recently at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Mich.

For the past 10 years, Automation Alley has recognized an outstanding educational program that develops a skilled labor force for Southeast Michigan. Additional award criteria includes: an undergraduate or graduate educational program that positively impacts the industry’s skilled labor market; an institution that identifies a mutually beneficial partnership between education and business; and an institution that shows a strong desire to engage children and adults in technology.

“Recognition from a prestigious organization like Automation Alley is a testament to our continuing mission to provide rigorous, relevant and high quality programs to a global student body via elearning technologies,” said Dr. Julia Teahen, president, Baker College Online.

Other finalists for the Educational Program of the Year award included Cisco’s Networking Academy in Southfield and Walsh College in Troy.

Baker College Online and the Baker College Center for Graduate Studies are part of Baker College, the largest private college in Michigan. Both are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Center for Graduate Studies MBA program is also accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

The Baker Online MBA program is nationally recognized by U.S. News &
World Report’s
“E-Learning Online Graduate Programs: Business — Regionally Accredited Programs,” and has been ranked as one of the first established, largest and best value online MBA programs in the nation. Baker College is a non-profit higher education institution, serving more than 43,000 students on 12 campuses and in four satellite locations. Baker grants certificates and associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, health sciences, education and human service, and various technical fields, as well as a doctorate of business administration. For more information, visit the Baker College website at
Natalie Blythe

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