2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Computer Science

Robert P. Bell Building 455, 765-285-8641


Ball State’s online master’s in computer science emphasizes applications and specializations with hands-on learning experience in state-of-the-art areas such as machine learning, data analytics, cybersecurity, and software engineering. Students can pursue learning in more specialized areas with electives such as AI, web development, and data visualization. The curriculum incorporates industry content to enhance career outcomes, preparing graduates for roles in software development, network and systems engineering, and more.

Ball State University has partnered with Coursera, one of the largest online learning platforms in the world to deliver the Ball State educational experience to a wide range of learners. The curriculum is designed by Ball State University, courses are taught by our accomplished faculty, and content is delivered through the Coursera platform.

This program is built for learners of all educational backgrounds and career experiences. No prior education is required, and admission through the program is handled through performance-based admissions. More information is available here.