Celebrating the Teachers College during the Centennial

A solid and engaging education begins with effective classroom teachers and draws upon the talents of counselors, psychologists, technologists, principals, superintendents, researchers, and those involved in curriculum development and special education. Since Ball State’s earliest days, the Teachers College’s programs have prepared students to step into these critical responsibilities. To recognize and celebrate the contributions of its students, faculty, and alumni, Teachers College will host events throughout November and December.

We Dream We Can Do It

For 100 years, Ball State has had an unwavering belief in an education rooted in creativity, values, and intellectual curiosity. Our Teachers College has a history of innovation and the courage to make it happen. We do more than educate students—we serve our neighbors. Our values propel us as we enter Ball State’s next century. 

93% Placement Rate Among Graduates

61% of undergraduates continue their education at Ball State

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Find Your Path

A solid and engaging education begins with effective classroom teachers and draws upon the talents of counselors, psychologists, technologists, principals, superintendents, researchers, and those involved in curriculum development and special education.

Our Teachers College—which consistently ranks among the best in the U.S.—prepares committed professionals and leaders in all of these areas critical to education. We are one of the nation’s most comprehensive universities in both the quantity and quality of educator programs.

We do this not only through the innovative classes and extra curricular opportunities we offer, but the robust support services we provide to help you succeed as a student and meet all the requirements you need to become a teacher.

Our Departments

Department of Educational Leadership

Our Department of Educational Leadership's programs are based on high standards of excellence, innovation, applied research, and service, which lays the groundwork for your career as a school principal, director, or superintendent.

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Department of Educational Psychology

Explore the intersection of educational experiences and the field of psychology through programs that aim to impact the field through research, professional training, influencing policy, and promoting equitable access to educational quality.

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Department of Educational Studies

Learn from distinguished faculty members who lead award-winning academic programs in Department of Educational Studies. It's rich legacy of community collaboration and teacher preparation will provide you with an innovative approach to education.

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Department of Elementary Education

Widely recognized for excellence, the Department of Elementary Education prepares educational leaders who have a profound influence on young children. The department offers several programs in elementary education and early childhood education, with multiple options to dual major with special education programs.

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Department of Special Education

Gain the skills you need to successfully serve students with special needs in a variety of settings. The Department of Special Education's comprehensive programs will allow you to apply your academic knowledge to the real world through numerous practical experiences.

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Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Make a lasting difference in children's and families lives. A degree in Family and Child or Early Childhood Education will prepare you for a rewarding career as an educator, leader, or human services provider.

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Admissions and Financial Aid

 

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Find lists of admission criteria and steps to apply to our programs.

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See a list of scholarships our college and departments offer our own students, as well as information on graduate assistantships.

Centers, Schools, and Offices

We value our ties to our community as much as we do our students. Through our research centers, labs, student services, school partnerships, and more, we work closely with our partners while creating opportunities for our students.

Alumni and Friends

Our alumni and other supporters are vital to our ability to support future generations of educators. Stay up to date on what is happening here and among your fellow alumni. We offer events and other opportunities for you to stay connected to Ball State.

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Muncie, IN 47306-0625

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