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Why Ball State?

There isn’t a single aspect of business that doesn’t include marketing—from product development and pricing to distribution and sales. Our marketing curriculum sharpens creative and strategic thinking.
 
At Ball State, immersive learning opportunities give you a chance to work with business and community partners while you're still in school. As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will find real-world solutions to real-world problems. You can do anything from helping a retail chain open new stores to raising awareness about water pollution. 

And you can make a difference for Indiana communities. Through Building Better Communities, student teams

  • developed a marketing plan for the nine-county region around Fort Wayne
  • worked with a young Indianapolis firm that helps fast-growth companies boost their sales and acquire large accounts

Miller College of Business internships will give you a close look at how businesses function.

You can also learn about  marketing and sales through competitions.

Our students have consistently done well in the Business Strategy Game. 2007 was the third consecutive year that our marketing students placed in the top 25 of the Business Strategy Game. Among 2,656 teams, our two teams ranked 15th and 16th in overall performance.

Sales competitions will give you a chance to test your pitch—even to business professionals. Recruiters tell us our students are six to 18 months ahead of their peers.

Plus, we offer one of only nine sales programs accredited by the Professional Society for Sales and Marketing Training. Our nationally recognized H.H. Gregg Center for Professional Selling will give you hands-on experience, the nation’s largest sales job fair, and more.

Department of Marketing and Management
Whitinger Business Building, room 309
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5180
Fax: 765-285-4315
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