Master of Science in Information and Communication Sciences Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 3:00 PM until 4:00 PMEastern Daylight Time

    Looking to improve your prospects for a fulfilling career?  Then a master's degree in Information and Communication Sciences can be your bridge to a brighter future. A professional master's degree in CICS prepares you for a career at the intersection of technology, business and leadership. What? You don't know anything about technology? No worries. If you are a hard worker, a team player and motivated to succeed, you can learn the technology part. The business and leadership skills are taught directly in courses and woven into project opportunities and professional development activities. CICS is not for everyone, but stop in to see if it might be the exact right option for you.

    A few metrics of interest:
    • Retention success: More than 90 percent of our students attain their master’s degree in our rigorous yet supportive environment.
    • Job placement success: Our placement rate for professional jobs is also over 90 percent, every year.
    • Connect as a professional into our network of 1,800 alumni and the Center’s alliance of supporting companies and organizations.

    Read on for the history of the Center and more information about our successful program:
    For more than 30 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $55,000 to $80,000.

    Our 11-month and 38-credit-hour degree options feature applied research, community service, and immersive learning experiences. You'll work on real-world projects for major industry partners such as Interactive Intelligence, Cisco, AT&T, and Accenture and learn from faculty with many years of industry experience. Our excellent labs and institutes and full-time graduate assistantships provide special opportunities. This comprehensive course of study also includes a unique social learning program that will sharpen your networking and interpersonal skills, giving you confidence and competence in business environments.
    If you are unable to join at this time, I am happy to schedule a meeting. Call 765-285-3762 or email:

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.