Deepen your understanding of the profession and broaden your social circles through active, connected student organizations and honor societies that span all areas of study.
The Accounting Club strives to inform students about various career paths in the accounting field. The club allows students to engage in networking opportunities with accounting professionals, develop important professional skills, and interact with other business majors. Membership is open to all students. Learn more.
Alpha Kappa Psi is the premier developer of principled business leaders. We are the oldest and largest co-ed business fraternity in the world, and we are open to all majors. We promote service, education and brotherhood in the Miller College of Business and beyond. Learn more.
American Marketing Association is the largest professional organization serving the needs and interests of marketing practitioners, students, and faculty. Ball State’s nationally-affiliated chapter is open to any major interested in learning more about marketing and building professional networks in the field. Learn more.
The student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is open to students in all technology related fields interested in learning more about the role technology plays in business. Learn more.
Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary scholastic and professional fraternity for financial information professionals. Through Ball State’s award-winning Zeta Omega Chapter, students can distinguish themselves to employers by taking advantage of self-development opportunities, networking with other students and professionals from around the globe through participation in regional and annual meetings, gaining a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility through meaningful service projects, and participating in other activities that encourage and recognize excellence in the field. Programming is geared towards students with an interest in accounting but membership is also open to finance and information systems majors who meet the honorary requirements. Learn more.
Beta Gamma Sigma encourages and rewards scholarship and accomplishment among top business and administration students. Senior business majors in the upper 10 percent of class and juniors in the upper 7 percent of their class are invited to become members. Learn more.
Members of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization will be immersed in a group of innovative thinkers across all majors Ball State University has to offer. Not only will members join the group on Ball State's campus, but they will also join a group of over 16,500 collegiate entrepreneurs globally. Being involved in this organization will open new and exciting opportunities for all members while also enhancing their entrepreneurial thinking. General meetings will host guest speakers, entrepreneurial mindset fueling activities, and much more. Learn more.
The Commercial Real Estate Club aims to educate our members on opportunities within the industry and connect them with industry leaders. We have a very strong focus on networking and providing our members with real world insight on commercial real estate. Membership is open, and encouraged, for all majors! Learn More.
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity that encourages scholarship and furthers a higher standard of commercial ethics. Open to all business majors who maintain a 2.5 GPA, the organization hosts speakers, community service, and social events. Learn more.
Economics Club, formerly Gamma Delta Pi (GDP), promotes the understanding and appreciation of the science of economics. Membership is open to students of any major, faculty, and professionals, who attend talks, social events, and hands-on workshops.Learn more.
Fashion Merchandising Association provides insight into the fashion industry. It allows students to become aware of career opportunities in the field, network with fashion merchandising professionals, and interact with fashion majors. Membership is open to students of any major. FMA members also receive membership in the National Retail Federation (NRF), which includes exclusive access to research, industry mentors, webinars and more. Learn more.
Finance Society is a professional organization dedicated to the exploration of the field of finance to assist in the professional, educational and social development of students into business leaders of the future. Membership is open to any major and includes students, faculty, staff, and professionals. Learn more.
Hospitality and Food Management Association promotes the hospitality profession, which includes event, food, and hotel management. Lectures, speakers and field trips enhance student exposure to the industry with a focus on developing leadership skills and networking. Learn more.
Moov Media is a student run agency, operated out of the Marketing Department, that provides well produced social media content for real-life clients. Other services include: social media auditing, platform management, and detailed analytics. Students receive real-world experience and get to add to their digital marketing portfolios. Moov Media is a great student organization for students looking to create content for clients and gain social media marketing skills for the future. Learn more.
The purpose of NABA Ball State Student Chapter shall be to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. The association shall unite through membership accountants, finance, and business related professionals and students who have similar interests and ideals, are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance, and business related professions. Learn more.
Phi Gamma Nu
Phi Gamma Nu fosters the study of business in colleges and universities; upholds the interests of our alma maters through the encouragement of high school scholarship, participation in school activities, and the association of students for their mutual advancement; promotes professional competency and achievement in business; and furthers a high standard of business ethics and culture in civic and professional enterprises.
Phi Upsilon Omicron is a national honor society with 56 collegiate chapters on campuses across the United States. Our Alpha Sigma Chapter offers an environment empowering lifelong learning, leadership building, and ethical and scholastic excellence through local, regional, and national opportunities. Students who have earned at least 36 credit hours with six of those being from within MCOB majors in apparel design, fashion merchandising, hospitality and food management, and residential property management along with a 3.0 G.P.A. are issued invitations to join. Learn more.
Pi Omega Pi
Pi Omega Pi is a national honor society in business and marketing education that promotes scholarship, leadership, and loyalty to the profession of teaching. Membership is open to students majoring in business education with a 2.75 GPA and have completed at least 15 hours in business or education with a B average.
Pi Sigma Epsilon is Ball State’s most active business fraternity. We have over 40 corporate sponsors who continuously look to hire our members. While we specialize in sales, marketing, and management, we consistently have a broad range of majors from our members. Sales and marketing skills set you apart from the pack, and we are the best place at Ball State to help teach you how to do so. Our members engage in and create events and projects that give them experience in a variety of ways. If you want to take your future and career opportunities to the next level, reach out to us today! Learn more.
The purpose of RPMA is to promote Residential Property Management as career and area of study, and to provide extra-curricular activities related to this field. The organization also provides leadership opportunities and networking experiences for its members. Learn more.
Society for Human Resource Management is the world's largest HR association. The Ball State chapter educates students on career opportunities within HR, builds students' professional networks, and furthers the HR profession by growing future leaders. Learn more.
The Supply Chain Society (APICS) is an international organization that serves as the educational society for resource management. Open to students in any major, membership includes a one-year subscription to the organization’s journal, discounts to conferences, and other perks. Learn more.
Women in Business strives to empower members to become future leaders in the business world despite gender-related barriers. Although the workshops and speakers are tailored for females pursuing a business degree, Women in Business is open to all majors and genders. Learn more.