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WELCOME TO THE FAMILY Choosing college is a wise decision. College is a place to inspire your dreams, find support for your ideas, and grow your mind‌preparing you for the future you desire. Become part of the Bay College family and achieve your vision of success. You deserve it. Bay College will be with you every step of the way.

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BAY IS THE WAY Create a New You

Bay College is more than a place to learn, it’s a place to find yourself and your future at a big-time, small college.

Pursue Your Passion

Save thousands on a fast track pathway to a career or transfer anywhere.

Attain an Exceptional Education

Learn on campus or online in smaller classes with instructors that get to know you.

Surrounded by Support

Bay College is dedicated to each student’s success, including holistic advising, free tutoring, career coaching, and more to help you succeed.

Teamed with Industry Partners

Professional relationships, internship opportunities, and scholarships to help you thrive within and beyond Bay.

Bay Cares and It Shows

That’s the most important part, experience it for yourself!

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LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE Bay College is located within Michigan’s pristine Upper Peninsula near the shores of Lake Michigan. Explore the natural wonders, outdoor adventures, unique cultures and world around you. College is more than a classroom. It’s about learning and living your best life.

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Men’s Basketball Women’s Basketball Softball Baseball Cross Country

Clubs and Organizations

Anime Club Art Club Bay Area Campus Ministry Bay SkillsUSA Business Professionals of America Gaming Galaxy Campus Activities Board Circle K Drama Club Dungeons and Dragons Club Norse Force Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society PRIDE Club Renegade Writers STEM Club Student Veterans Organization TRiO Club

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On-Campus Activities:

Laser Tag Concerts Throw-back Movies Career Fairs Cultural Events Art Exhibits Service Leadership Diversity Events Walking Trails Guest Lecturers Awareness Events Cook-Offs Performances And so much more!

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Bay College is with you all the way. Top-notch instructors provide you an exceptional education. Support services are available to help you learn. Achieve your goals and become your best self to succeed anywhere. Education is forever. Food Pantry Career Closet Accommodations Counseling Services Free YMCA Usage Small Classes (16:1student faculty ratio) Light Therapy Labyrinth Free Tutoring Supplemental Instruction Music Rooms Yoga and Mindful Sessions IT Support Laptop/iPad Loans Emergency Aid Tot Watch Success Coaching High Tech Learning Environments

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You deserve big things in life. Bay invests in you. Advisors and a success coach partner with you to help you explore career options, navigate college, gain college-level study skills, overcome academic challenges, and even assist with navigating life issues. Bay builds a solid plan with you and your goals in mind.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Computer Network Emergency Medical Systems & SecurityTech Ryan Valiquette Hannah Anderson

Vice President, EMT Information Technology -Integrity Care EMS -mBankof the Upper Peninsula

Corrections Officer

Health Careers

Corrections Officer -Alger Correctional Facility

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant -UP Health Systems

Vedran Kaladic

Donna Carlson

Career programs to get you in the workplace within 1 year Accounting Automotive Master Tech Automotive Maintenance Tech Certified Medical Assistant Corrections Officer Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Tech (EMT)

Nursing Assistant Elizabeth Lektzian

CNA -Lakeview Assisted Living

Entrepreneurial Small Business Amber Liikala

Owner & Cosmetologist -Attitudes Luxury Salon & Spa

Health Careers Alicia Noel

Patient Care Tech -Fresenius Kidney Care

Entrepreneurial Small Business Health Careers Mechatronics Microsoft Office Specialist Nursing (LPN) Office Assistant Private Security Sustainability Water Technology

Mechatronics Ross Okler

Field Service Technician -Lake Shore Systems, Inc.


Kim Plourde

LPN -OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group


Jeremy Murray


Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder -Local Union 111



Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Flexible, convenient and customized professional trainings on campus, online and at worksites, provide additional opportunities to help advance your workforce skills or enter a new career.

Fire Science

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Digital Photography Phlebotomy

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ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAMS Majors designed for you to be career ready within 2 years

Computer Network Accounting Systems & Security Ryan Skorupski Valiquette Amy


Cole Conery

Computer Information Systems

ViceAccountant President, Fund Information Technology -Community Foundation -mBankof the Upper Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula

Sales Development Representative -CCI Systems, Inc.

Criminal Justice

Computer Network Systems & Security

Early Childhood Education

Vice President, Information Technology -mBank of the Upper Peninsula

Lead Teacher -Big Bay de Noc Readiness Program

Miranda Cutler Lung

Data Integration & Engineering Analyst -Domino’s Pizza

Accounting Agriculture Automotive Technology Business Computer Information Systems

Software/Network Support Programming & User Support

Earl Lancour

Detective -Raymore Missouri Police Department

Computer Network Systems & Security

Ryan Valiquette

Molly Slavinski

Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Environmental Management General Studies Geographic Information Systems Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tech Marketing Mechatronics & Robotics Systems

Office Information Systems Cindy Williams

Business Manager -Salvation Army, Escanaba

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tech

Mechatronics & Robotic Systems

MRI Radiographer -UP Health Systems

Electrical Technician -Pisces Fish Machinery, Inc.


Water Resource Management

Grace Marenger

Donald Blankenship

Nursing (RN) Occupational Studies Office Information Systems/ Admin Assistant Paramedic Water Resource Management Nursing

Bonnie Groeneveld

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Noah Krycia

Paramedic -Austin Travis County EMS

Sierra Brown

Regional Manager -Infastructure Alternatives, Inc. 4/23/20 3:41 PM

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREES Computer Network Accounting Systems & Security

Ryan Valiquette Brandy Olson, CPA

VicePartner President, Information -Anderson, Technology Tackman & -mBankof the UpperPLC Peninsula Company,

Art & Design

Business Administration

Owner and Designer -Revisions Design Studio

City Assessor -City of Escanaba

Michele Dupras

James McNeil


Criminal Justice

Senior Business Analyst -Michelin Tire Company

Sergeant, Delta County Road Patrol -Delta County Sheriff ’s Office

Superintendent/Principal -Mid-Peninsula Schools



Network Administration

Senior Social Media Manager -Michigan State University

Actuarial Analyst -Humana

Joshua Blumensaadt PC Tech Instructor -Delta Schoolcraft ISD

Speech Communications

Social Work

Amie Burgess

Ellen Doepke


Carolyn Mokszycke Children’s Services Specialist -State of Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services

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Thomas Lewis

Jordan Maes


Eric VanDamme

Erin K. Pairolero, M.S., CCC-SLP Austin Lucas, LCWS, SAC, PS-IT Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Social Work/Therapist -Delta-Schoolcraft ISD -Sherman Counseling

Majors which transfer to any 4 year university Accounting Art & Design Athletic Training/Sports Science Automotive Engineer Tech Automotive Management Business Administration Communication Computer Science Construction Management Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Education Engineering Technology English Entertainment/Sports Promo Fire Science History Homeland Security Journalism Law (Pre) Liberal Arts Mathematics Music Network Administration Nursing Transfer Completion Political Science Psychology Public Administration Recreation Management Sociology Social Work Speech Communications Theater Women’s & Gender Studies

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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREES Majors which transfer to any 4 year university Architecture

Computer Network Biology Systems & Security

Clinical Lab Technology

Engineering (Pre)

Information Technology Doctor of Nursing Practice, Advanced Practice Nurse,the Family NursePeninsula Practitioner -mBankof Upper -Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

(ASCP)cm Clinical Laboratory Scientist -OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group

Senior Engineer -WestRock

Engineering (Pre)

Engineering (Pre)

Engineering (Pre)

Production Engineer -Verso Corporation

Mechanical Engineer -GS Engineering

Dr. Ryan Jacqueline Wolak, Valiquette DNP, APRN, FNP-C Vice President,

Elizabeth DeBacker, MLS

Brian Way

Biology Chemistry Clinical Lab Technology Dentistry (Pre) Engineering (Pre) Environmental Science Fisheries & Wildlife Management Forestry Medicine (Pre)

Richard Hubert III

Ty Barron

Kelly Heidbrier Civil Engineer -C2AE

Molecular Biotechnology (Pre) Natural Resources (Pre) Occupational Therapy (Pre) Optometry (Pre) Pharmacy (Pre) Physical Therapy Physics Professional Health (Pre) Science Veterinary Medicine (Pre) Zoology


Dr. Patrick Johnson, DC

Pharmacy (Pre)

Dr. Matt Smith, Pharm.D

Chiropractor/Owner -Water’s Edge Chiropractic, PLC

Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at North Star Lodge Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital

Clinical Staff Pharmacist -OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group

Professional Health (Pre)

Veterinary Medicine (Pre)

Funeral Director/Mortician -Skradski Funeral Homes

Veterinarian -Country Vet Rapid River

Physical Therapy Jessica Larson, PT, DPT

Jenna Leisner

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Medicine (Pre)

Dr. Cheryl Davison, MD

Dr. Laurie Hammar, DVM

Physical Therapist -Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

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Regional Center @ Bay •


Business Administration

Business Administration

Attorney, President & Shareholder -Nastoff, Bergman & Moore, PC

Logistics Specialist -FedEx

Manager -Dollar General

Jeremy Nastoff

Caylib Mackie

SUCCESS BEYOND BAY Transfer programs allow you to stay near, save big, then go far, transferring seamlessly to a university of your choice. Over 500 colleges and universities across the nation have accepted Bay College credits. Interested in Harvard? We transfer there. NMU? Easy. University of Hawaii? Yep! Engineering? Lots of options. Pre-Professional Health? All over the world. You choose!

Ashley Zofkie

Or stay on campus to complete your 4-year degree at LSSU’s Escanaba/ Iron Mountain Regional Center.


Business Administration

Criminal Justice

Employment Specialist -MichiganWorks

Magistrate -Dickinson County 958 District Court

Amy Kraatz

Nursing B.S.N. Emily Johnson

Med Surg/ER RN -Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital

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Michelle Polzien

Early Childhood Education Cori Towns

Quality Improvement Specialist -Great Start to Quality UP Resource Center

General Studies

James Grider Instructor/ Social Worker -Bay College/Pathways

Complete up to 90 credits at Bay College with lower tuition rates, saving $10,000+, and then transfer into a program of choice at LSSU’s Escanaba/ Iron Mountain Regional Center on campus to complete your Bachelor’s Degree. Programs include: Accounting Business Administration Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Early Childhood Education Nursing (BSN) General Studies 4/23/20 3:42 PM

LEARN FROM THE BEST Top 5 Community College in Michigan # 6 Vocational School in Michigan Real Work Matters # 8 Best Online 2 Year College in Michigan & 10 0% Accredited Faculty and Programs Leader College of Distinction


10 0% placement with a sustainable Water Resource Management degree

•Start here and attain a Social Work Master’s degree in 5 years

•Learn what it takes to own or manage a business with an online degree •New Agricultural Operations program for maximizing growth

TRAIN FOR IN-DEMAND SKILLED TRADES • Mechatronic & Robotics Systems degree, including Fanuc certification • A welding certificate in

9 months sparks a high-paying job

• Computer careers in cybersecurity, networking, programming and more • Pre-credentials to enter an apprenticeship

HIGH TECH HEALTH CARE CAREERS SAVE LIVES • Learn in real-life nursing simulation centers, including babies to adults • New Medical Assistant program in addition to Nursing, MRI technician and more • Fast response training with fully-equipped ambulance for Paramedic training across the UP

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2 Bed Room, 4 Person First Floor

=358 ft Total

Living Room =214.3 ft Kitchen

= 64.8 ft

2 Bed Room, 4 Person Second Floor =433 ft Total Bedroom 1 =138.4 ft Bedroom 2 =137.5 ft Bathroom = 45.6 ft


Choosing to live on campus gives you the opportunities to bond with new friends and gain new life experiences. Our spacious apartments include all utilities, wireless internet, basic cable, local calls, kitchen appliances, beds, and dressers.

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Make the smart choice. Invest in you! Bay College offers an exceptional educational experience at a fraction of the cost, and financial aid is available.

2019-2020 Cost Comparison

Bay College awards over $450,000 in scholarships each year. Apply online by March 15 for Fall Semester, and October 15 for Winter Semester. One application, nearly 300 scholarships.

YOU’RE IN AT BAY! STEP 1: Apply for admission

Simply Apply Online

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