Muncie, IN

School Details

Ball State University originated as a teacher’s college in Muncie, Indiana, in the early twentieth century. by the 1960s, the college began to expand increasing enrollment and degree programs. By 1965, Indiana’s general assembly awarded the college university status. Today, Ball State awards Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees. For adult learners and students requiring added flexibility, Ball State University offers online degree and certificate programs. A wide range of online graduate programs extends from certificates and specialist degrees to Master’s and Doctorate programs.

Ball State offers various delivery methods of instruction to best accommodate the different lifestyles of learners. Students can choose the traditional on-campus class format or attend classes at off-campus locations in Indianapolis and Fishers, Indiana. In addition, online classes are delivered in two formats: Asynchronous courses engage students via email, discussion boards, file sharing, chats, Web page posting, and sometimes by phone; web conferencing via streamed video requires attendance at designated times.

Accreditation & Licensing

Ball State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Associate in Arts in General Arts Bachelor of General Studies Graduate Certificate in Journalism / Emerging Media and Visual Reporting Graduate Certificate in Journalism / Literary Journalism Graduate Certificate in Planning & Design of Healthcare Environments Master of Arts in Interior Design Master of Arts in Journalism


Bachelor of Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Business Essentials for Professionals Graduate Certificate in Public Relations / Corporate Communications Graduate Certificate in Public Relations / Education Communications Graduate Certificate in Sales Management Master of Arts in Executive Development for Public Service Master of Arts in Public Relations Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / General Master of Business Administration / Health Economics, Policy, & Administration Master of Business Administration / Logistics & Supply Chain Management Master of Business Administration / Sales Management Undergraduate Certificate in Apartment Management

Computer Science & IT

Master of Science in Data Science

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Criminology


Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Graduate Certificate in Adult Education Graduate Certificate in Athletic Coaching Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching Graduate Certificate in Community Education Graduate Certificate in Computer Education for Teachers Graduate Certificate in Disabilities for Post-Secondary Settings / Autism Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Master Teacher Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Program Administrator Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education / Literacy Instruction Graduate Certificate in Enhanced Teaching Practice for Elementary Teachers Graduate Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education Graduate Certificate in Literacy Instruction Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education / Elementary Mathematics Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education / Middle School Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Education / Post-Secondary Foundation Graduate Certificate in Middle Level Education Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Autism Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Response to Intervention Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis / Autism Master of Arts in Business & Marketing Education Master of Arts in Career & Technical Education Master of Arts in Curriculum & Educational Technology Master of Arts in Education in Educational Administration & Supervision / Principals Licensure Master of Arts in Education in Elementary Education Master of Arts in Educational Psychology Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (K-12) Master of Arts in Physical Education / Coaching Master of Arts in Post-Secondary Foundational Mathematics Teaching Master of Arts in Secondary Education Master of Arts in Special Education Master of Arts in Technology Education Specialist in Education in School Superintendency Undergraduate Certificate in Infant and Toddler Specialization


Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Policy, and Administration


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator

Psychology & Human Services

Graduate Certificate in Human Development and Learning Graduate Certificate in Identity and Leadership Development for Counselors Graduate Certificate in Neuropsychology Master of Science in Quantitative Psychology