“I wanted to enhance my ability to teach. I feel that continuing education is important to maintaining growth."

- Mark Cromlich, Chief of Safety for the City of Carmel (Ind.) Fire Department


The customizable track allows you to design a plan of study that meets your specific personal, professional, or career goals. You will work with the program director and advisor for the master of arts in career and technical education to design a customized plan of study, which can consist of online course offerings from the entire Ball State University graduate catalog. This track provides the utmost in flexibility. It is typically for individuals who are looking to customize an online master’s degree program to advance their professional goals or help them attain a specific career objective. The customized plan of study typically is in alignment with a specific occupational area, which may include computers, graphics, radio and television, health occupations, cosmetology, machining, welding, police, fire and safety, vehicle service, or construction.

  • Courses to be selected after consultation with the program director/advisor.

See all program requirements for the master of arts in career and technical education, under which this track is available.