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?

Indianapolis Info Session
Register to attend a 5:30 p.m. April 8 information session at the Ball State University Indianapolis Center.

 Kristen Bitzegaio, graduate of Ball State’s online master’s degree in executive development for public service

“I believe that you shouldn’t invest your time in something that won’t excite you every day.”Kristen Bitzegaio, graduate of Ball State’s online master’s degree in executive development for public service.

Read her story here. 

To view a past virtual information session, click on ACE and Exec Dev M.A. Degree Pgms Virtual Info Session.   

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 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
Keri McCormick
Graduate Advising and Admissions Specialist
Department of Educational Studies

Ruby Cain
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Studies

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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