What makes Ball State’s master’s in executive development different from so many other programs?

  • The master’s in executive development is a one-of-a-kind graduate program, and it’s highly unlikely that you will follow the same degree emphasis as any of your classmates.
    This master’s degree has a proven track record with a 40-year history for people pursuing a number of career opportunities.
  • Designed specifically for adults, you can opt for evening and Saturday classes.
  • You can choose from face-to-face courses, online courses, or a blend of both.
  • Face-to-face courses are offered evenings (Monday through Thursday) and five full-day Saturdays.
  • It’s one of Ball State’s most customizable programs.You can design the program around your career goals, working one on one with an academic advisor.
  • The master’s degree program can also be used as preparation for entry into the doctorate in adult, higher and community education as a cognate or minor.
  • You can graduate within two years since it’s a 33-hour program.
  • The program’s flexibility makes it a favorite among active military and veterans.
  • Program has strong degree of racial and ethnic diversity.
  • Ideal if you are looking for professional development, a promotion, or career change.
  • It’s the only executive development for public service program in the state of Indiana that provides the option of taking face-to-face courses.
  • As a practitioner degree, this program prepares you to apply your expertise effectively in a variety of specialized settings, rather than specializing in one discipline.

If you’re wondering how you might fit into the program, learn more about the students who will be your classmates