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Remote Operations

Effective March 23, 2020, CICS staff and faculty members will be working remotely until further notice to protect everyone. We are still here for you and will continue to be available during normal business hours. For assistance, you may:

Learn more about what the University is doing to respond to COVID-19 at We can all do our part to stop the spread of this virus and save lives. Take care of yourself, and we look forward to serving you again in person as soon as possible.


Ready to apply to our master’s program? We have a two-part process.

Virtual Information Session

Wednesday, April 22, noon-1 p.m.

Interested in our Master's in Information and Communication Sciences? Join others for this virtual information session.

Online Master of Science in Information and Communication Sciences

Providing the same, high-quality, innovative, and immersive education and coursework of its main campus counterpart, the online MS in ICS differs in that it is designed for working professionals looking to change careers or seek promotion with a current employer. Applicants must have at least three years of working experience to be considered.

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CICS First Amazon Web Services Partner

CICS is now the first university in the country partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy to deliver its inaugural Cloud Practitioner curriculum and hands-on labs.

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Learn in Premier Facilities

Our centers and laboratories provide you with innovative education technologies and hands-on experiences that will empower you to excel in your field. You'll be prepared to creatively solve communication and information challenges, putting you ahead of your peers in the professional world.

Over 90% Placement Rate

More Than 1,800 Alumni Worldwide

Students Regularly Recruited by Fortune 500 Companies


Graduates from the Center for Information and Communication Sciences program have a 90 percent placement rate in information, communication and technology fields.

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The Center for Information and Communication Sciences

Ball Communication Building Room 221
Ball State University
2000 W. University Ave.


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