Sign up now for an online or on-site information session where you can learn details about specific Ball State graduate programs, financial aid, the admissions process, and more. Plus, you can chat in person with faculty advisers to have your specific questions answered.

After you register, you will receive an email with additional information about accessing the webinar or directions to the live session. We will also send a reminder email one day before your session.

Upcoming Sessions

All sessions are listed as Eastern time unless otherwise noted.

Can't attend a session listed below that interests you? Don't see a session for the program you are interested in? No problem!

You can request a meeting with that academic program's advisor.  Visit our program advisor listing and contact them to find a time and a format that will work for you.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (Eastern time)

Location: On-campus

If you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to prepare for a career in public management at a government agency or nonprofit organization, then a master of public administration (MPA) is the right choice for you.

Five interdisciplinary concentrations allow you to design a course of study targeted to your career goals. If you attend full time, you can complete the MPA program in two academic years. Evening classes allow working professionals to attend classes on a part-time basis.

The program provides a theoretical understanding and practical awareness of public policy. Our graduates are equipped with the principles of management that enable them to successfully administer in the public sector. During this two-year program, you will gain experience combining the study of politics and administration with the techniques of modern management.

Register now for an information session on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern).

This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: on campus

Are you interested in research or data analysis? Would you enjoy working for a state agency, non-profit organization, or institution of higher education? Are you considering earning a PhD or a professional degree but are worried about getting lost in the competitive environment of a large program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then come and learn more about how a master’s degree in sociology from Ball State University can help you reach your goals. Our program is small enough to cater to your needs yet rigorous enough to provide skills that ensure successful job placements.

The MA in Sociology at Ball State is designed to prepare students for careers using analytical and research skills or for further education in PhD and professional programs. We emphasize research methods, research experience, and analytical skills—skills that enable our MA graduates to find employment in government, nonprofit, and corporate organizations. In addition, the strong training students receive in theory, research methods, and statistics provides them with excellent preparation to pursue a doctoral degree in sociology. So, whether you are looking to go straight into the job market after earning your MA or looking to go on for PhD, JD, or MD studies, our program will make you competitive in both arenas.

During the session we will discuss program requirements, job prospects, and salary potential with a master's degree in sociology. Please contact Mellisa Holtzman, Director of Graduate Studies if you would like further information about this event.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: on campus

Are you interested in research or data analysis? Would you enjoy working for a state agency, non-profit organization, or institution of higher education? Are you considering earning a PhD or a professional degree but are worried about getting lost in the competitive environment of a large program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then come and learn more about how a master’s degree in sociology from Ball State University can help you reach your goals. Our program is small enough to cater to your needs yet rigorous enough to provide skills that ensure successful job placements.

The MA in Sociology at Ball State is designed to prepare students for careers using analytical and research skills or for further education in PhD and professional programs. We emphasize research methods, research experience, and analytical skills—skills that enable our MA graduates to find employment in government, nonprofit, and corporate organizations. In addition, the strong training students receive in theory, research methods, and statistics provides them with excellent preparation to pursue a doctoral degree in sociology. So, whether you are looking to go straight into the job market after earning your MA or looking to go on for PhD, JD, or MD studies, our program will make you competitive in both arenas.

During the session we will discuss program requirements, job prospects, and salary potential with a master's degree in sociology. Please contact Mellisa Holtzman, Director of Graduate Studies if you would like further information about this event.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (Eastern time)

Location:  on campus

Ready for an exciting, well-paying career where you can apply cutting-edge technology to improve companies and communities?

Ball State University can get you started. We invite you to learn about our nationally recognized Master of Science degree in Information and Communication Sciences at a free information session. Our faculty and students will show you what the program offers, discuss admission requirements, and answer your questions.

We encourage applicants from all undergraduate degree programs. See how a graduate degree from CICS can advance or change your career trajectory.

For more than 25 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to creatively solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $50,000 to $80,000.

Our 11-month and 38-credit-hour degree options feature applied research, community service, and immersive learning experiences. You'll work on real-world projects for major industry partners such as Interactive Intelligence, Cisco, AT&T, and Accenture and learn from faculty with many years of industry experience. Our world-class labs and institutes and full-time graduate assistantships provide special opportunities. This comprehensive course of study also includes a unique social learning program that will sharpen your networking and interpersonal skills, giving you confidence and competence in business environments.

Register now for an information session on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Eastern).

By participating in this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Eastern time)

Location: On-campus

If you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to prepare for a career in public management at a government agency or nonprofit organization, then a master of public administration (MPA) is the right choice for you.

Five interdisciplinary concentrations allow you to design a course of study targeted to your career goals. If you attend full time, you can complete the MPA program in two academic years. Evening classes allow working professionals to attend classes on a part-time basis.

The program provides a theoretical understanding and practical awareness of public policy. Our graduates are equipped with the principles of management that enable them to successfully administer in the public sector. During this two-year program, you will gain experience combining the study of politics and administration with the techniques of modern management.

Register now for an information session on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Eastern).

This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

Register

Friday, March 27, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (Eastern time)

Location: On-campus

If you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to prepare for a career in public management at a government agency or nonprofit organization, then a master of public administration (MPA) is the right choice for you.

Five interdisciplinary concentrations allow you to design a course of study targeted to your career goals. If you attend full time, you can complete the MPA program in two academic years. Evening classes allow working professionals to attend classes on a part-time basis.

The program provides a theoretical understanding and practical awareness of public policy. Our graduates are equipped with the principles of management that enable them to successfully administer in the public sector. During this two-year program, you will gain experience combining the study of politics and administration with the techniques of modern management.

Register now for an information session on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern).

This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

Register

Friday, April 17, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (Eastern time)

Location: On-campus

If you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to prepare for a career in public management at a government agency or nonprofit organization, then a master of public administration (MPA) is the right choice for you.

Five interdisciplinary concentrations allow you to design a course of study targeted to your career goals. If you attend full time, you can complete the MPA program in two academic years. Evening classes allow working professionals to attend classes on a part-time basis.

The program provides a theoretical understanding and practical awareness of public policy. Our graduates are equipped with the principles of management that enable them to successfully administer in the public sector. During this two-year program, you will gain experience combining the study of politics and administration with the techniques of modern management.

Register now for an information session on Friday, April 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern).

This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.

By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer.

We hope to see you soon!

Register

Friday, November 6, 2020

Time: 1 - 3 p.m. (Eastern)

Location: on campus

We invite you to learn about our PhD in Educational Psychology during an informational session on Friday, November 6th, 2020 from 1 - 3 p.m. Eastern time.

Our faculty and students will show you what the program offers, discuss admission requirements, and answer your questions. Are you interested in enhancing your understanding of the learning process? Do you see yourself conducting research into human learning, cognition and development, or using your understanding of such research to help shape public policy? Perhaps you wish to focus on the quantitative methods at the heart of research in education and the social sciences?

Come to Ball State to complete your degree in educational psychology entirely on campus. Our PhD program in educational psychology is the perfect step to career advancement if you have a degree in education, psychology, social work, or other fields involving human development and learning. If you're interested in doing research in educational psychology or related fields, our PhD is a great route to a career in research, assessment or academics.

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