93% Placement Rate Among Graduates

61% of undergraduates continue their education at Ball State

Accredited By NCATE

Find Your Path

A solid and engaging education begins with effective classroom teachers and draws upon the talents of counselors, psychologists, technologists, principals, superintendents, researchers, and those involved in curriculum development and special education.

Our Teachers College—which consistently ranks among the best in the U.S.—prepares committed professionals and leaders in all of these areas critical to education. We are one of the nation’s most comprehensive universities in both the quantity and quality of educator programs.

We do this not only through the innovative classes and extra curricular opportunities we offer, but the robust support services we provide to help you succeed as a student and meet all the requirements you need to become a teacher.

Thank you, teachers!

We are celebrating our teachers this month. President Mearns expresses his gratitude for teachers, who challenge and inspire students every day. Their dedication and passion are the foundation for a quality education.

Our Departments

Department of Educational Leadership

Our Department of Educational Leadership's programs are based on high standards of excellence, innovation, applied research, and service, which lays the groundwork for your career as a school principal, director, or superintendent.

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Department of Educational Psychology

Explore the intersection of educational experiences and the field of psychology through programs that aim to impact the field through research, professional training, influencing policy, and promoting equitable access to educational quality.

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Department of Educational Studies

Learn from distinguished faculty members who lead award-winning academic programs in Department of Educational Studies. It's rich legacy of community collaboration and teacher preparation will provide you with an innovative approach to education.

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Department of Elementary Education

Widely recognized for excellence, the Department of Elementary Education prepares educational leaders who have a profound influence on young children. The department offers several programs in elementary education and early childhood education, with multiple options to dual major with special education programs.

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Department of Special Education

Gain the skills you need to successfully serve students with special needs in a variety of settings. The Department of Special Education's comprehensive programs will allow you to apply your academic knowledge to the real world through numerous practical experiences.

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Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education

Created in 2017, the Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education offers a diverse collection of programs that provide hands-on learning opportunities and experiences including everything from working in its Child Study Center to its Rapid Prototyping Lab.

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Admissions and Financial Aid

 

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Find lists of admission criteria and steps to apply to our programs.

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Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships

See a list of scholarships our college and departments offer our own students, as well as information on graduate assistantships.

Centers, Schools, and Offices

We value our ties to our community as much as we do our students. Through our research centers, labs, student services, school partnerships, and more, we work closely with our partners while creating opportunities for our students.

Alumni and Friends

Our alumni and other supporters are vital to our ability to support future generations of educators. Stay up to date on what is happening here and among your fellow alumni. We offer events and other opportunities for you to stay connected to Ball State.

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Teachers College

Teachers College (TC), Room 1005
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0625

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