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The Ball State Center for Information and Communication Sciences is the place to make sense of our ever-changing technology driven world, prepare you to lead, and push boundaries well into the future. Develop skills to enhance your technology fluency, leadership and critical thinking from industry-tested faculty that empower you with confidence to lead organizations of any size. Transform your career with a graduate degree incorporating the latest knowledge in AI, IoT, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Networking and Cloud-based technologies with transferable leadership skills. This is what digital-age organizations want now and tomorrow and what you’ll earn with an immersive degree at the intersection of tech and leadership.

Our programs are designed for students of life. Individuals who live for a challenge, thrive in adversity, and seek transformative learning experiences rather than just incremental steps. They seek a desire to be a part of something more than a designation or degree. They come to learn and leave to lead, innovate and create within any type of organization. They seek to bridge the tech, business, and communications disciplines with an eye towards the future. They go forward with life skills as well as an academic foundation built for the future.

 

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“It Made Me Think That in CICS We…”

Mar 01, 2021

Those are the best words to hear as a professor. We hear them quite a bit from CICS students via class discussions, reflective writings, and even posts like this on our Slack channel from CICS student Nick Clark: As I was walking around the house today, cleaning, organizing, etc., I was listening to a podcastRead More

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A Look at How and Why CICS Develops Generalists

Feb 26, 2021

Ball State Center of Information and Communication Sciences Professor and Founder of the Program Dr. Ray Steele believes that CICS’ uniqueness lies in its hybrid and nimble nature. “We are not about narrow specialization because it changes very often. We teach our people how to learn in a frenetic world, how to look at problemRead More

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Developing Tech Leaders the CICS Way

Feb 25, 2021

In a recent conversation with CICS professor Dr. Frank Groom around cyber attacks he made an important point about the heart of our CICS program. We often teach technology as it happens, which is unique in a professional program. We aren’t developing technologists, we are developing leaders who understand technology. That creates a unique experienceRead More

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