Admission and Degree Requirements

To be considered for admission to one of our master’s programs, you need to:

  • hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
  • have a combined score of approximately 300 (using the current scale) on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • apply to and be accepted by Ball State’s Graduate School
  • complete a departmental application

The departmental application needs to include:

  • a letter of intent
  • a brief narrative (no more than 500 words) of your interest in wellness management or applied gerontology, including personal lifestyle concerns and career goals
  • your resume
  • three letters of recommendation to the Fisher Institute
The Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology
Health and Physical Activity Building (HP), Room 302
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8259 or (toll free) 888-935-5278
Fax: 765-285-8237