Explore the exciting, fast-paced world of business leadership and entrepreneurship through one of Ball State’s programs in the Department of Management. Learn from our team of expert faculty in a supportive community that’s driven to give you the expertise, confidence, and connections needed to build a successful career.

The Department of Management offers high-quality, industry-relevant, and academically rigorous degree programs. Learn more about the core learning goals of our majors.



Business Administration

Business Administration Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Our Bachelor’s degree in business administration offers a broad perspective on business, a welcoming academic community, and real world-ready preparation for your career. Learn more.


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Business Administration (Online)

Bachelor of Science

The online Bachelor's of Business Administration offers a well-rounded business education, enabling you to further your skills in various business disciplines while solving real-world business challenges. Taught by the same award-winning faculty as the on-campus program, it prepares you for diverse business careers while fitting around your busy schedule. Learn More.


Human Resources

Human Resources Management Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

A bachelor’s degree in human resources management will equip you to lead employees and co-workers toward common production and quality goals in almost any business, government agency, or civic enterprise. Learn more.


Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Real-world, hands-on curriculum. If you have an entrepreneurial mind, Ball State’s entrepreneurship and innovation major is right for you. Learn more.


International Business

International Business

Bachelor of Arts

Companies that thrive in today’s global economy must have a truly global focus. To help them, you need a global focus too. Our international business major will give you one by grounding you in the fundamentals of international markets. Learn more.


Management and Leadership

Management and Leadership

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Our innovative, hands-on, and personalized program is designed to develop talented graduates who are engaged, well-rounded, problem solvers, and critical and creative thinkers with the management and leadership expertise needed for building and sustaining successful, vibrant, diverse, and inclusive organizations and communities. Learn more.

Minor in Foundations of Management

Want to learn basic business management skills you can apply in almost any industry? Ball State’s foundations of management minor is perfect for non-business majors who want a real-world knowledge of business management. Learn more.

Minor in Organizational Communication

If you’ve got your sights set on a high-powered corporate career, Ball State’s minor in organizational communication will equip you with the communication skills and strategies needed to climb the ladder. Learn more.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Designed for business and non-business majors alike, our minor in entrepreneurship and innovation prepares you with best practices, provides networking with professional entrepreneurs, and guides you on how to participate in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. Learn more.

Minor in International Business

Designed specifically for business majors, a minor in international business gives you a strong foundation in the fundamentals of practicing business in a global setting. Learn more.

Minor in Foundations of Business for Non-Business Majors

Ball State’s minor in foundations of business will give you a glimpse into the business world and help you apply the basics of business in a variety of career settings. Learn more.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Our nationally ranked program combines quality teaching through personal attention with practical and rigorous experiences. Our 30- or 33-credit degree—offered either on campus or online—focuses on building your strategy, ethics, and leadership knowledge and skills. Learn more.