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Master of Arts in Executive Development for Public Service


Imagine an Executive Development Program Done Your Way

Are you an executive, manager, or supervisor for a government, not-for-profit, or for-profit organization? Are you looking for a master’s degree that will boost your leadership and administration skills?


Register for a Webinar
Register now for an 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) Wednesday, October 8 webinar for our master's program in Executive Development for Public Service. For those of you close to campus, you are welcome to attend the webinar in BC 129.


Double Your Degree

By just taking one additional 3-hour class, you will complete a dual major in executive development and adult and community education


Do Your Degree 100% Online

By choosing the right courses, the master of arts in executive development for public service can be pursued fully online.

Do you envision a graduate program that not only surveys society and community but also focuses on the human behavior of individuals working for public service organizations? A program that also explores human relations principles and covers effective communication techniques?

Ball State’s master of arts in executive development for public service program is the answer to these questions. Plus, you have the opportunity—depending on your career goals—to put your degree emphasis on business, communication, gerontology, political science, psychology, or other disciplines.

This degree could take you to settings such in industry, government, military, and health and human services.

Depending on the courses you take, the program can be taken all online or as a blend of online and live, on-site courses. Some of our classes are offered on our main campus in Muncie, Indiana, or in the Greater Indianapolis area.

Academic Advisor
Ruby Cain


Take the Next Step

Learn more about admission requirements and how to apply and the courses you will take for the master’s in executive development.



Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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