Information Session with a Bonus! 

We invite you to learn about our top-ranked Master of Science degree in Information and Communication Sciences at a free on-campus information session on Friday, November 10 from 12:30 pm – 2 pm Eastern in Student Center, room 308. Our faculty and students will share what the program offers, discuss admission requirements, and answer your questions.

To register for this event, follow this link.

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

If you can't make this date, feel free to drop by or contact the Center to make an appointment. Phone: 285-1889, email:


Have you thought about becoming an information technology manager, a network engineer, a business analyst, or a consultant? These careers, and many more, may be available to you when you complete your master’s degree or certificate from the Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS).

Our program prepares you to solve problems, manage people, and lead situations by giving you hands-on experience, research opportunities, and social learning.

We also have a 90 percent placement rate for our graduates.

Watch Introduction Video

We accept students from any undergraduate degree. Through industry-driven courses and career-placement and mentoring, you will be prepared in just 11 months to lead others to success.

Watch this video to learn more about how our program can help you achieve your career goals.


Companies Recruiting CICS Graduates

Companies such as AT&T, Cisco, IBM, and Accenture continue to recruit our graduates because they know that we prepare students like you to lead and serve in challenging and progressive environments.

During your time at Ball State, you will get an opportunity to take part in special projects at our Applied Research Institute (ARI). Located in the Ball Communication Building, ARI includes six industry-supported laboratories that allow you to gain valuable experience and network with people in the industry. ARI conducts many research projects for businesses and governments.

Would you like to learn more about how you can take the next step with your career? Call today to learn more, or apply now to get started!