Higher Learning Commission Accredited

Institutional Accreditation

Ball State has this highest form of accreditation: continuing institutional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. We have been accredited since 1925.

Learn more about our institutional accreditation and the process.

Business: AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accredited

Ball State's Miller College of Business is among less than 5 percent of the world's business schools accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, considered the gold standard in business school accreditation. The college offers its MBA, bachelor’s degree in business administration, and bachelor's in logistics and supply chain management all online.

Education: CAEP Accredited


Ball State’s Teachers College is accredited by the Council for the Association of Educator Preparation (CAEP), a specialized accrediting body for teacher preparation that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Teachers Colleges offers more than 30 all-online programs.

Journalism and Public Relations: ACEJMC Accredited

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Ball State's School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, which houses online graduate programs in public relations and journalism, is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC), the agency responsible for the evaluation of professional journalism and mass communications programs in U.S. colleges and universities.

Nursing: CCNE Accredited


The baccalaureate program in the School of Nursing is accredited by the Indiana State Board. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Ball State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.