Baker College in Flint is offering a new five-year-bachelor-to-MSIS degree program that will allow students the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree program in either computer information systems or information technology and security, and the Master of Science in Information Systems program in five years of full-time study.

“In addition to saving time and money, graduates of the Baker College 5-year-bachelor-to-MSIS program will have gained an in-depth knowledge of information systems,” said Scott P. Overmyer, Baker College Center for Graduate Studies MSIS program director. “This gives them an edge with potential employers over other candidates.”

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Undergraduate classes may be taken on campus, online or a combination of both, while the graduate classes are offered online. Therefore, students throughout the Baker College system have access to the new program.

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Students can indicate their preference for the program as early as their freshmen year. During their senior year, undergraduates will begin to take graduate-level courses. Entry into the program is based on a number of factors that indicate the students’ aptitude for high-level academic achievement. They include: grade point average in a chosen major and other quantitative subjects, writing ability, and internship and work experience. If a student has less than three years of field experience, an internship portfolio must be submitted with an employer evaluation.

For more information about the Baker College program, contact  Overmyer at

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