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Ball State University


Muncie, IN

Degrees Offered

Master of Architecture


The nationally recognized College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) brings together professional degree programs in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning plus interdisciplinary education in historic preservation, real estate development, and urban design with a common goal—to prepare students for leadership in sustainable environmental design and planning. Learn what makes us distinctive. Students at CAP experience several enhancement initiatives which help make their college experience unique and relative to their chosen professions.

The college is listed among “America’s World-Class Schools of Architecture” by Design Intelligence, ranked in the top 10 nationally for our work in digital design and fabrication and our commitment to social justice by Architect magazine, and nationally known for our leadership in sustainability.


At Ball State, we’re more than just educators—we’re educational entrepreneurs. Combining top-flight talent with the top-notch resources we have to offer, our students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into what they teach and how they learn. The result—a university The Princeton Review calls one of the best in the Midwest.

To fulfill our mission of fundamentally changing our students, researchers, and external partners, we offer comprehensive academic opportunities, including about 190 undergraduate majors and preprofessional programs and more than 140 graduate programs, including certificates and master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Our programs in architecture, telecommunications, landscape architecture, education, entrepreneurship, and online master’s degree in nursing are consistently ranked among the best in the nation. That excellence is only possible because of the quality of our faculty and their commitment to teaching. More than 90 percent of our classes are taught by professors. That’s almost unheard of at an institution of Ball State’s size.