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Admission Requirements and How to Apply

Specific Admission Requirements for the Master of Arts in Executive Development for Public Service
Students must hold an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institution and meet one of the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the latter half of the baccalaureate (the last two years).
  • A 3.0 GPA in 9 semester hours of graduate course work approved in advance as a probationary plan of study by the chairperson of the department of educational studies and approved by the dean of the Graduate School, and an acceptable score on the Graduate Records Examination (GRE). Acceptable GRE scores are greater than 900 (verbal and quantitative measures combined) or 1350 (verbal, quantitative, and analytical measures combined). Such students will be considered probationary students until the conditions of their graduate admission have been met.

How to Apply
Follow the application instructions on the Ball State Graduate School Web site. 

Next Steps

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