Founded in 1858, Baker University is one of the top-ranked private liberal arts colleges in Kansas (USA). It is a member of the Kansas Independent College Association. Notable Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars and a Pulitzer Prize winner.

The University is made up of four schools:
- College of Arts & Sciences
- School of Professional and Graduate Studies
- School of Education
- School of Nursing

It offers a 43-credit-hour MBA program which can be completed in 22 to 24 months. The program can be completed via online to provide maximum convenience. MBA Courses include Principles of Organizational Management, Information Systems Decisions in Management, Human Resource Management, Managerial Finance, Economic Aspects of Business Decisions, Strategic Planning for Competitive Organizations, etc.

Areas of Concentration include:
- Finance
- Human Resources
- International Business
- Information Systems
- Marketing

Each area of concentration includes a total of 12 credit hours.


- Ranked as a third tier liberal arts college and the top private university in Kansas (U.S. News and World Report 2010).

- Ranked as a top school in the Midwest within its peer group (The Princeton Review).

- Named the highest ranked master’s-level private university in Kansas in the 2007 edition of US News America’s Best Colleges rankings. it is ranked 44th in a 12-state region.

- It has been recognized for its value by Money magazine and Barron's Best Buys in College Education.


- The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award degree programs at the associate, bachelor, master and doctorate levels. It is also accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education, and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

- The Baker School of Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the Kansas State Board of Nursing.

- The majors of accounting, business, and international business offered at the College of Arts and Sciences in Baldwin City are fully accredited at the national level by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

- The Bachelor of Arts in Music and Bachelor of Music Education programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

* Suggested Reading: Online MBA in Information Technology

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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