Ball State University offers online courses in undergraduate and graduate programs. These programs award associates, bachelor's, doctoral and master's degrees. Additionally, the school awards certificates from online coursework for students interested in professional development education.
The online bachelor's degree programs include business administration, criminal justice and criminology, early childhood education and general studies. Associates degree programs include radiography and general studies. The school offers online certificate programs in corrections, apartment management, emerging media journalism and infant/toddler specialization. The school provides a variety of online master's degree programs, including journalism, elementary education, nursing, public relations and special education. The school additionally offers three doctoral online programs: nursing, educational administration and supervision and adult, higher and community education.