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Matt Califar
Driven, motivated, goal oriented: Ball State MBA alumnus Matt Califar helps manage multiple power plants and oversees cash compliance, investor relations, treasury issues, and funding decisions. Read his story.

Ball State University’s nationally recognized master of business administration (MBA) degree delivers unmatched value with a program that will help you achieve your full potential.

While earning your Ball State MBA, you will strengthen your ability to think strategically, increase managerial decision-making skills, and learn executive communication techniques. You will become a capable leader with business savvy and an understanding of broad business issues and trends.  In fact, we help our students land well-paying jobs with employers who tell us our students are well equipped with real-world experience.

The Value of a Ball State MBA

  • Reputation of faculty. Our business professors are ranked first in Indiana for faculty credentials in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 Top Online Education Programs.
  • Quality of instruction. We are among only 15 percent of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
  • Cost-effective. Our MBA program is ranked the sixth “Best Buy” among online, AACSB-accredited MBA programs by the consumer advocacy group
  • Flexible scheduling for working professionals. You choose the place: on campus, online, or a blend of both. You choose the schedule, full-time or part-time. You can begin the program in fall, spring, or summer.

Graduate Certificates

If you are uncertain whether an MBA program is right for you, you might want to consider one of our three certificate programs. By themselves, the certificates are a specialized credential that can make you stand out to employers. Or, if you want to continue your education, all courses in a certificate can be applied to a Ball State MBA.

Admissions, Tuition, and Courses

Learn more about admission requirements, our competitive tuition rates, and the courses you will take.

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AACSB SealBall State's Miller College of Business is among only 15 percent of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the most elite accreditation available for a business school. This accreditation is a hallmark of excellence that indicates a business school is keeping its curriculum relevant and rigorous for today’s global workplace.


Best Online MBA Programs, U.S. News

The Ball State MBA has been ranked in the top 20 of U.S. News & World Report’s listing of Top Online Business and MBA Programs for the last two years.

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Ball State MBA is No. 16