Our economy relies on financial information, and accountants are the providers of this critical data. They often prepare financial statements, verify their accuracy, and assist businesses in making sound decisions using financial information. Our exceptional accounting program through the Miller School of Business at Ball State offers you the skills necessary to understand the numbers and succeed in the profession.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
Our undergraduate accounting major prepares you for a successful career in accounting. It blends broad-based course work, immersive and experiential learning opportunities, and easy pathways to move up to graduate-level work. Learn more.
Master of Science
No matter your goals, a master’s degree in accounting from the Miller College of Business will give you a solid foundation for achieving them and help you put your career into overdrive. Our master's degree is a 30-credit program that offers additional, in-depth professional and leadership preparation, as well as providing the extra credit hours you will need for the CPA exam. Learn more.
Accreditation of Accounting Programs Renewed
Ball State University maintains separate accreditation of the Paul W. Parkison Department of Accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of business (AACSB), in addition to accreditation of the Miller College of Business. AACSB reaffirmed the accreditation of accounting programs in 2020. Here Dean Ferris presents the certificate of accreditation to Chair John Ledbetter.