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We have a variety of programs to fit a quality education into your schedule. Plus, we offer multiple course delivery methods to help you advance your education, career, and life in a way most convenient to you.

Undergraduate Programs

Our associate degree programs can prepare you for specialized careers or prepare you for further academic study:

Associate Degrees

Program

Delivery Method

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Online

General Arts

Online

Radiography

Blend of online and face-to-face classes

U.S. News: Best Online Bachelor's Degrees


Our nationally ranked online bachelor's degree programs give you the flexibility to earn your degree around your work, home, and other time obligations.

U.S. News Best Online Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's Degrees

Programs

Method of Delivery

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Online 

Business Administration

Online

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Online

Early Childhood Education (birth through age 5, non-licensure)

Online

General Studies (BGS)

Online

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Online

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science (RN to BS)

Online

A certificate program can be a valuable asset to highlight special skills and training you’ve acquired. A certificate is a great complement to a degree or can be used to show you have received specialized training in an area you don’t have a degree.

Undergraduate Certificates

Programs

Delivery Method

Apartment Management

Online

Behavioral Studies (ABA)

Online

Infant/Toddler

Online

Certificates

Earning your degree through our programs can help you achieve both career advancements and personal fulfillment. Register for any of several upcoming online information sessions to learn more about a program of interest to you.

Master's Degrees

Programs

Delivery Method

Adult and Community Education 

Online, plus some optional courses are offered face-to-face on our main campus or in the Greater Indianapolis area

Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in autism 

Online

Athletic Coaching Education 

Online

Business Administration (MBA)

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Business Education 

Online

Career and Technical Education 

Online

Curriculum and Educational Technology 

Online

Data Science

Online

Educational Administration and Supervision with principal's license 

Online

Educational Psychology

Online

Elementary Education 

Online

Emerging Media Design and Development

Low-residency option: Blend of online and on-site courses in the Greater Indianapolis area

Executive Development and Public Service 

Depending on the courses you choose, the program can be 100 percent online or a blend of online, on campus, or on-site courses in the Greater Indianapolis area

Information and Communication Science 

Online

Interior Design 

Online

Journalism 

Online

Mathematics Education

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Mathematics Education: Foundational Mathematics Teaching in the Community College 

Online

Music Education

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Nursing

Online

Nutrition and Dietetics 

Online

Public Relations 

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Quantitative Psychology

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Secondary Education 

Online

Special Education

Online

EdD and EdS

Programs

Delivery Method

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Adult and Community Education

Courses offered online, in the Greater Indianapolis area, and on the main Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Administration and Supervision

Blend of online and on-site courses in the Greater Indianapolis area, and on the main Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana

Doctor of Education (EdD) with an Emphasis in Special Education

This program is about 85-90 percent online, but you will need to come to campus for some courses in your cognate.

Specialist in Education (EdS) in Educational Administration and Supervision

Blend of online and on-site courses in the Greater Indianapolis area, and on the main Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana.

Get ahead in your career with a graduate-level certificate. These programs focus on knowledge and skills to provide you with a specialized credential in many professional settings.

Graduate Certificates

Programs

Delivery Method

Adult and Community Education

Depending on the courses you choose, the program can be 100 percent online or a blend of online and on-site courses on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana or in Indianapolis

Special Education: American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Online

Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Online

Athletic Coaching

Online

Special Education: Autism

Online

Business Administration

Online, main-campus, or blend of both

Business Analytics

Online, main campus, or  blend of both

Business Essentials

Online, main campus, or blend of both

College and University Teaching

Online or a blend of online and main-campus courses

Community College Leadership

Blend of online and main-campus courses

Computer Education for Teachers

Online, plus one optional course offered in Indianapolis

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Blend of online and main-campus courses

Curriculum Development and Leadership

Online

Disabilities for Post-Secondary Settings with an Emphasis in Autism

Online

Early Childhood Master Teacher

Online

Early Childhood Program Administration

Online

Emerging Media Design and Development

Low residency option: Blend of online and on-site courses in the Greater Indianapolis area

Special Education: Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Online

Enhanced Teaching Practices for Elementary Teachers

Online

Entrepreneurship

Online

Finance

Online, main campus, or a blend of both

Gifted and Talented Education

Online

Healthcare Facilities: Planning and Design of Healthcare Environments

Online

Health Economics

Online, main-campus, or blend of both

Healthcare Administration

Online, main campus, or blend of both

High Performance Building Design

Online

Human Development and Learning

Online

Identity and Leadership Development for Counselors (teen counseling)

Online

Journalism: Emerging Media and Visual Reporting

Online

Journalism: Literary Journalism

Online

Literacy Instruction

Online

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Online, main campus, or blend of both

Mathematics Education: Elementary Mathematics Leadership

Online

Mathematics:  Foundational Mathematics Teaching in the Community College

Online

Middle Level Education

Online

Neuropsychology

Online

Nursing (post-master's certificate with options for nurse educators and family nurse practitioners)

Online

Public Administration

Blend of online and main-campus courses

Public Relations: Corporate Communications

Online, main-campus, or blend of both

Public Relations: Education Communications

Online, main-campus, or blend of both

Real Estate Development

Blend of online and main-campus courses

Special Education: Response to Intervention (RTI)

Online

Sales Management

Online, main-campus, or blended

Sustainability

Online

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Online

Transition to Teaching

Ball State’s transition to teaching program certifies students who have degrees in other majors to teach in elementary schools, junior high and middle school, or high school classrooms.

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Add-on Licenses for Educators

If you are an educator who already holds a teaching license, consider adding a new license to your portfolio by enrolling in one of our online programs.

Educator Licenses

Licenses

Delivery Method

Computer Education (5-12)
Contact the Office of Teacher Education Services for information.

Online

CTE: Business Services & Technology License Addition

Online

CTE: Marketing License Addition

Online

Director of Career and Technical Education License

Online

Director of Exceptional Needs License

Online

English as a New Language Add-On License

Online

Exceptional Needs: Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12)

Online

Exceptional Needs: Early Childhood (P-6)

Online

Gifted and Talented (High Abilities) License

Online, offered in an accelerated, eight-week class format

Journalism (5-12)
Contact the Office of Teacher Education Services for information.

Online

Principal's License

Online

Special Education: Intense Interventions (K-12)

Online

Special Education: Mild Interventions (K-12)

Online

Superintendent's License

Online

Teacher and Administrator Licenses

Ball State’s Office of Teacher Education Services and Clinical Practice (OTES-CP) handles teacher licensure and houses up-to-date information on testing for Indiana licensure. To best navigate your post-baccalaureate licensure options, contact Amy Gough, post-bac licensing coordinator, for more information on a transcript evaluation, potential pathways to licensure, and general licensure questions.