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Options. You have plenty of them when you decide to study in the Miller College of Business. Programs of study in the Miller College of Business are developed by six academic departments, providing exceptional learning opportunities.

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Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

AACSB-Accredited

Our undergraduate accounting major prepares you for a successful career in accounting. It blends broad-based course work, immersive and experiential learning opportunities, and easy pathways to move up to graduate-level work. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Apparel Design 

Our bachelor’s degree in apparel design prepares you for a wide range of careers in the fashion industry. Your training will consist of learning the foundations of outstanding clothing design and the fundamentals of business in this industry. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

AACSB-ACCREDITED

Our bachelor’s degree in business administration offers a broad perspective on business, a welcoming academic community, and real world-ready preparation for your career. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Analytics

AACSB-Accredited

Our program in business analytics will help you attack data by creating new insights for companies by analyzing and mining large data sets through statistical methods. Your program will prepare you to jump into the world of business with a solid grounding in theory and thorough experience in practical application across industry sectors. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems

AACSB-Accredited

With a degree in computer information systems, you’ll be positioned to become an invaluable contributor by helping companies understand and harness technology to stay competitive in the marketplace. You’ll be responsible for planning, developing, and managing computer technologies that support business operations, logistics and supply chain management, and business analytics. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology

This bachelor’s degree helps you build a strong foundation in the concepts, theories, and practices of information technology, including the design, implementation, and administration of secured systems and networks. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

Business and Financial Analyst Options are AACSB-Accredited

Our economics major at Ball State will prepare you for demanding and wide-ranging roles across sectors in business, government, nonprofits, education, law, banking, and more. You will understand how economic systems work and how they shift in changing circumstances. To further focus your studies, you will also pick from three options: business, financial analyst, or liberal arts. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Management

AACSB-Accredited

Our undergraduate degree in entrepreneurial management is one of the most challenging on campus and among the most rigorous entrepreneurship programs in the country. It was named the National Model Undergraduate Program at the 2013 U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference. Over the course of two years, you will develop a real-life business plan for a new venture and ultimately defend it in front of a panel of business professionals—all with your graduation on the line. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising

Our bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising prepares you for the exciting, fast-paced world of fashion sales. As a student, you will grasp the theory and practice behind the fashion industry and graduate well-equipped for a rewarding career. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

AACSB-Accredited

With a finance degree, you’ll learn how to leverage powerful problem-solving skills in corporate finance, management of financial institutions, security analysis and portfolio management, personal financial planning, and more—all under the guidance of faculty renowned for top-notch teaching in an ambitious student community. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Food Management

Ball State’s hospitality and food management program is a fun and fast-paced roadmap to upper-level management positions in the hospitality industry. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management

AACSB-ACCREDITED

A bachelor’s degree in human resources management will equip you to lead employees and co-workers toward common production and quality goals in almost any business, government agency, or civic enterprise. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business

AACSB-Accredited

Our major in international business will ground you in the fundamentals of global markets. As a student, you will have many opportunities to follow your business and cultural interests, use your foreign language skills, and study abroad while gaining a rock-solid foundation in marketing, management, finance, economics, information systems, or logistics. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

AACSB-Accredited

This program includes hands-on learning in detailed logistics functions, supply-chain decision making, modern techniques of production in organizations, and customer relationship management—all under the direction of our outstanding faculty. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing

AACSB-Accredited

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of marketing. Our undergraduate degree will prepare you for a career in advertising, sales, Internet marketing, marketing communication, product brand management, social media marketing and analytics, and much more. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematical Economics

An interdepartmental major between Ball State’s Department of Economics and Department of Mathematical Sciences, our bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics will help you apply your math skills to the world of economics and prepare you for a career as an economic analyst. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Selling

AACSB-Accredited

Our bachelor’s degree in professional selling teaches you the professional selling process, how to build trust, how to engage in persuasive communication, how to use the latest technology to work smarter, and what to expect from a career in sales management—all taught by outstanding faculty with real-world sales expertise. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Residential Property Management

Looking for career opportunities nationwide and to make yourself attractive to employers before you even graduate? Our bachelor’s degree in residential property management could put you on the path to managing multimillion-dollar apartment communities and other residential properties across the U.S. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Risk Management and Insurance

AACSB-Accredited

Our bachelor’s degree in risk management and insurance prepares you to help both businesses and everyday people plan for the known, unknown, and unknowable. You’ll learn how individuals and businesses manage risk through life and health insurance, personal insurance, commercial insurance, insurance law, and risk management. Learn more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Social Studies with a Concentration in Economics

It takes a special set of insights and patience to teach high school social studies. The teaching major in social studies gives you the power you need to excite the next generation. Students majoring in social studies teaching may select economics as one of their licensing areas. Learn more.

Master of Science in Accounting

AACSB-Accredited

No matter your goals, a master’s degree from the Miller College of Business will give you a solid foundation for achieving them and help you put your career into overdrive. Our master's degree is a 30-credit program that offers additional in-depth professional and leadership development and is ideal for CPA preparation. Learn more.

Master’s of Business Administration (MBA)

AACSB-Accredited

Ranked as one of the top MBA programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report, Ball State’s MBA program has long been known for quality teaching that’s filled with the practical and rigorous experiences necessary to excel in today’s global and digital economy. All of this, plus personal attention and real-time interaction, is wrapped into a 30- or 33-credit-hour degree that focuses on building your strategy, ethics, and leadership knowledge and skills. Learn more.

Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education

Ranked the 11th “best buy” in online master’s in education degrees—and number one in CTE—Ball State’s masters of arts in career and technical education will help you equip students for successful careers in CTE fields like health care, advanced manufacturing, and IT. Learn more.

Master’s Degree in Fashion 

Ball State’s graduate program in fashion merchandising provides an exceptional grounding in all areas of fashion—both present and past—to prepare you for an exciting career in fashion manufacturing, design firms, apparel companies, or in your own small business. Learn more.

Master’s Degree in Residential Property Management

Offered as both a Master of Arts or Master of Science option, Ball State’s master’s degree in residential property management (RPM) will deepen your knowledge of RPM while also putting you on the fast track to advanced positions in the industry. Learn more.

Minor in Economics

AACSB-Accredited

Our minor in economics is a powerful companion to any major—from business to social sciences to mathematical sciences. It also prepares you for law school or a career in government. Learn more.

Minor in Risk Management and Insurance

AACSB-Accredited

Whether you’re pursuing a degree in business or an entirely different academic field, a minor in risk management and insurance will give you an overview of how businesses and everyday people plan for the known, unknown, and unknowable. Learn more.

Minor in Financial Planning

AACSB-Accredited

How does the idea of completing a minor while earning a professional certification sound? In addition to providing a valuable grounding in financial-planning coursework, our recently revised Minor in Financial Planning sets you on course to earn a Certified Financial Planning certificate from the CFP® Board before graduation. Learn more.

Minor in Computer Information Systems

AACSB-Accredited

In today’s tech-saturated global marketplace, businesses can’t survive without a strong team of computer information systems experts. With a minor in computer information systems from Ball State, you’ll learn about planning, developing, and managing computer technologies that support business operations, logistics and supply chain management, and business analytics. Learn more.

Minor in Business Information Technology

AACSB-Accredited

Our minor in business information technology is ideal for business majors who want to add a tech edge to their course of study. Even for non-business majors, a minor in business information technology will give you a strong foundation in computer skills for your future career or graduate studies. Learn more.

Minor in Six Sigma

AACSB-Accredited

Great businesses are built on great products. How do you get great products? By having great processes. With a minor or certificate in Six Sigma, you’ll be positioned to help companies save millions by improving their production cycles and reducing product defects. Learn more.

Minor in Computer Technology

Ball State’s minor in computer technology will provide a basic understanding of computer installation, networking, maintenance, and service/repair. Learn more.

Minor in Foundations of Management for Non-Business Majors

AACSB-Accredited

Want to learn basic business management skills you can apply in almost any industry? Ball State’s foundations of management minor is perfect for non-business majors who want a real-world knowledge of business management. Learn more.

Minor in Food Management

If you’re interested in opening or managing a restaurant, running a catering business, or succeeding in any food-centric career, round out your studies with a minor in food management. Learn more.

Minor in Hospitality Management

If you’re dreaming of working in any facet of the hospitality industry, a hospitality management minor is right up your alley. Our program will provide you with an overview of careers in the hospitality industry, including lodging, event, meeting, and convention management. Learn more.

Minor in Residential Property Management

Complement your major in interior design, general studies, or business with a minor in residential property management (RPM). Our coursework in housing, maintenance, marketing and leasing, customer service, and more will give you the knowledge foundation you need to work in the apartment industry. Learn more.

Minor in Organizational Communication

AACSB-Accredited

If you’ve got your sights set on a high-powered corporate career, Ball State’s minor in organizational communication will equip you with the communication skills and strategies needed to climb the ladder. Learn more.

Minor in Entrepreneurial Management

AACSB-Accredited

Do you want the business know-how to seize opportunities in your chosen industry and bring them to the marketplace? Designed for business and non-business majors alike, our minor in entrepreneurial management will prepare you to see all your professional endeavors—no matter what degree you earn—from an enterprising perspective. Learn more.

Minor in Foundations of Business for Non-Business Majors

AACSB-Accredited

Are you a non-business major who wants to get a handle on the best practices for running a business? Ball State’s minor in foundations of business will give you a glimpse into the business world and help you apply the basics of business in a variety of career settings. Learn more.

Minor in International Business

AACSB-Accredited

Designed specifically for business majors, a minor in international business gives you a strong foundation in the fundamentals of practicing business in a global setting. Learn more.

Minor in Marketing

AACSB-Accredited

Understanding consumer lifestyles. Identifying niche markets. Analyzing consumer insights. If these and other related marketing tasks sound appealing, then a minor in marketing from Ball State is right for you. Learn more.

Minor in Professional Selling

AACSB-Accredited

Ball State’s minor in professional selling prepares you for the professional selling process, including how to build trust, how to engage in persuasive communication, and how to use the latest technology to work smarter. Learn more.

Minor in Fashion

Boost your skills and expand your career opportunities with a minor in fashion. You will have the option of learning about various components of the fashion industry, including fashion forecasting, visual merchandising, and fashion promotion. Learn more.

Undergraduate Certificate in Apartment Management

One of the only all-online apartment management credentials in the U.S., Ball State’s certificate in apartment management will put you on the path to a lucrative, in-demand career in one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation. Learn more.

Graduate Certificate in Business Essentials for Professionals

Designed specifically for working professionals in a non-business field who want to sharpen their business acumen, Ball State’s graduate certificate in business essentials for professionals will give you an edge in today’s competitive workplace. Learn more.

Graduate Certificate in Health Economics, Policy, and Administration

Looking to gain an edge in one of the nation’s largest (and fastest growing) industries? Ball State’s graduate-level certificate in health economics, policy, and administration will give you the analytical skills and policy perspectives needed to get ahead in the health industry. Learn more.

Graduate Certificate in Professional Sales Management

Whether you’re aiming to start a sales career from scratch, or you’re already a sales professional looking to fine-tune your skills, Ball State’s graduate-level certificate in professional sales management will help you excel in the industry. Learn more.