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.

Ball State’s 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.

Licensing Programs

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If you’re passionate about teaching, consider one of our many licensing degree programs at Ball State.

Learn about our licensing degree programs.



Bachelor’s Programs

You will be engaged in school classrooms from your first semester. You’ll also participate in community service activities and have access to a wealth of resources and the latest technology. We offer majors in elementary, early childhood, and special education, plus several minors.

Learn about our undergraduate degree programs.

Graduate Programs

We offer some of the nation’s top master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degree programs for helping educators improve themselves in a range of settings. We also offer programs that prepare principals, superintendents, curriculum specialists, school psychologists, and school guidance counselors.

Learn about our graduate degree programs.

Certificate Programs

Our certificate programs are a terrific way to enhance your education in a specific area in less time than it would take for most traditional graduate degrees. Most include convenient online options. You can choose from one of nearly 20 programs, ranging from applied behavior analysis to computer education for teachers.

Learn about our certificate programs.

Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State

Schools within the Context of the CommunityWe aspire to transform entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all. You can see this through programs such as Schools Within the Context of Community and other student and faculty efforts that serve people locally and globally.

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