College of Applied Sciences and Technology

  • Our interior design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, which less than one-third of interior design programs have.
  • Apparel design and interior design programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
  • Ball State's Child Study Center has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) since 1998. It is home-licensed by the State of Indiana and has achieved the highest rank, Level 4, on Paths to Quality, an Indiana Family and Social Services Administration program.
  • Our Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Allegre, Ball State's popular student-operated restaurant, gives students an opportunity to learn everything from food preparation and presentation to restaurant management.
  • Ball State students in the residential property management (RPM) program have consistently achieved 100 percent pass rate on two national certification exams. Ball State is the only university that offers students—typically sophomores and juniors—the opportunity to earn the National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP)  designation. Ball State's RPM program, one of only four such programs in the country, is approved by the National Apartment Association.