Business Education

Ball State University

M.A. Online
12 months
661 USD/credit
661 USD/credit
449 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Innovation in teaching combined with a practical approach that lets you immediately improve what you do as an educator is what you can expect from the Business Education program of Ball State University.


The Business Education program of Ball State University is designed especially for business and marketing educators at the middle school, high school, and post-secondary levels, and business industry trainers who are seeking an advanced credential or further professional opportunities.

Advantages of a Ball State master's degree in business education include:

  • Competitively-priced tuition
  • Relevant, flexible courses
  • Specialized tracks
  • No GRE scores required
  • Only a 2.75 minimum undergraduate GPA
  • Can be completed in as little as one year
  • Requires no thesis
  • Courses are offered year round
  • Asynchronous course design
  • Transfer in up to nine hours of approved credit

Course Requirements

Our master of arts degree for business and marketing education educators offers nine tracks you can follow, whether you are currently teaching business and marketing related subjects at the high school level or at the community college level, or working as a business consultant or trainer.

  • Adult Education Track
  • Business and Industry Trainer Track
  • Community College Track
  • Curriculum and Instruction Track
  • Customizable Track
  • Dual Credit Track
  • Educational Technology Track
  • Master Educator Track
  • Special Education Track

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Work-Based Learning Programs
  • Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE
  • Research Methods
  • Improvement of Instruction with Technology
  • Instructional Materials and Strategies for Improvement of Instruction
  • Problems and Issues

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students deadline:

  • All of your application materials need to be received two weeks prior to the start of the semester you wish to begin.




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • You must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.
  • Our program does not require you to take the GRE.
  • Ball State must receive transcripts for all applicants.
  • Complete our online application.
  • Applications are $60 per program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    661 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 661 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    661 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 661 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    449 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 449 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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