Quality instruction. Personal attention. A degree with weight.

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Nationally Ranked
U.S. News: Best Online Bachelor's Degrees
Ball State's bachelor of general studies (BGS) degree is unequaled if you want a well-rounded college degree or wish to complete a degree you have already started.

You can tailor your studies to your specific interests, plus prepare yourself for the rigors of a career that demands broad knowledge and in-depth skills.

If you started your degree at another accredited college or university, all or most of those credits can likely be transferred. Plus, if you have served in the military, that experience may translate into some transfer credits.

Affordability and Quality

What will make your Ball State bachelor's degree stand out from the rest is that it is coming from a competitively priced program from a well-respected, accredited university with many national rankings and recognitions. For instance, we were named one of the best universities in the Midwest for six consecutive years by The Princeton Review and were one of only 15 percent of universities named a Military Friendly School by GI Jobs.

Mode of Delivery

You will earn your degree entirely through our online classes. Our courses are asynchronous—meaning you do not have to log in to class on particular times or days of the week. Instead, you work at the times most convenient to you.

Academic Advisor

Contact advisors Laura Waldron or Casey Schultz to develop your personal plan of study.

Get Started!

Start your education now! Check out course requirements for the degree. If you've taken classes at another school, learn about transferring that credit to Ball State to put you even further toward earning your degree.

U.S. News names Ball State's bachelor's degree programs among the best