Lifetime Learning

Ball State University

Course Offerings

You're busy. We're flexible. A Ball State education is already known to be valuable, adaptive, and affordable. Now with Lifetime Learning by Ball State, we are expanding our mission to offer students and adult learners more options to learn, grow, and thrive. Our seamless experiences are on personal terms—your schedule, your lifestyle, your goals. Lifetime Learning by Ball State offers non-credit courses and credentials that are market-driven and designed for targeted learning—one goal at a time. Just one more reason we’re a 16-time Princeton Review Best University in the Midwest. Together, WE FLY.

Here are some of the ways you can fly with us:

Online Degrees Certifications

Courses, Skills Training, and Skill Badges

Build your resume or your personal brand.

U.S. News Best of List

Industry Certifications

Qualify for promotion, upskill in place, or adapt to changing marketplace needs.

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Online Career Training

Re-train for a new career after unemployment or plan for a career change with accessible online courses.

Test Preparation Programs

Take the first step towards your next academic or career goal.

Why Choose Lifetime Learning at Ball State?


Always Relevant

Our opportunities are focused on delivering programs that respond to what the economy needs and is accessible to the employers and workers who power it.

First-rate Mentors

We offer a collaborative partnership with talented instructors who blend industry knowledge with personal attention for a high-quality, high-value experience.

Seamless Experience

Our portfolio of programs is offered in affordable, flexible formats so you can easily fit skill-building into your already demanding schedule.

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Training for Educators and Schools

Upskill on remote teaching skills or become an expert on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) with online training that develops essential skills for today's classrooms.

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Ball State Centers

Off-campus centers in Fishers, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne serve as gathering spaces for faculty and business alike to host innovative programs.

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Business and Industry Training

We help businesses develop dynamic teams (and retain them too) with customized business training solutions and talent pipeline strategies.

Earn Credits for Prior Learning and Experiences

Ball State awards credit for prior coursework, professional portfolios, and military experience. Find out if you're eligible for credit for prior learning.

Credit Eligibility

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Lifetime Learning

Lifetime Learning
Ball State University
Applied Technology Building

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