Ball State University

Category: Tier 2 research institution | State: IN

About Ball State University

At Ball State, we're educational entrepreneurs. Combining top-flight talent with top-notch resources, our students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into teaching and learning. We offer comprehensive academic opportunities, including about 190 undergraduate majors and preprofessional programs, and more than 100 master's and doctoral degrees. Our programs in architecture, telecommunications, landscape architecture, education, entrepreneurship, and online MBA and master's degree in nursing have been ranked among the nation's best. That excellence is possible because of our quality faculty and their commitment to teaching. Professors teach almost 90 percent of our classes ' a rarity at institutions Ball State's size.

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Why you should attend?

Ball State University Office of Veterans Affairs is privileged to serve veterans, service members, and family members of veterans. Ball State has been a destination of choice for veterans since World War II. The staff facilitates the educational process through financial support, access to campus resources, and collaboration with faculty and staff to build a community in which veterans and family members can thrive. The transition from Combat to Classroom is addressed for returning veterans and family members by our nationally recognized new veteran student orientation program, and by our StuVetZone program for faculty and staff.


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A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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