Meet CICS and Learn More About Our Programs; Register for a Virtual Information Sessions

Jan 08, 2021

Our Center for Information and Communication Sciences is hosting virtual information sessions for those of you interested in learning about graduate school choices and why CICS. Historically, for over 35 years, CICS has been at the intersection of business, information, leadership and technology. Presently, CICS is the ITERA 2020 Program of the Year, as well as many other student and faculty accomplishments, you’ll want to learn more and find out how to be part of the future of CICS.

These sessions are for those who want information about either of our options; the campus based or online program.


Here are the dates/times and registration links to our information sessions, pick the one that works best for you:

Here are the URLs for the registration: 

Thursday, April 1st at 2pm EST


Thursday, April 1st at 5pm EST

We combine expert faculty, a cohort environment, social learning, real-world projects and professional development actives to enable students to become socially-adept leaders, critical thinkers, and agile innovators. CICS alumni are sought after because of our strong communication skills, resourcefulness, and ability to handle any ambiguous situation.

Whether online or on campus, your time with CICS can be a very rewarding experience. Students are able to learn highly employable professional skills that are applicable to any environment. Through the Student Learning Program, students are tapped into the wealth of experience and knowledge of the network of 1,800 alumni and the Center’s alliance of supporting companies and organizations.

Students are invited to enjoy wine tastings, golf experiences, and the annual ski trip to interact with alumni and grow their experiences!
The Value of CICS:
• Exceptional Professionalism and Leadership
• Highly Skilled Communicators
• Ability to Handle Ambiguity
• Fail Fast
• Empathy
• Camaraderie
• Critical Thinking
• Hands on Learning Experience
• Professional Skills Outside of the Office
• 96% Job Placement Rate
• Agile principles

For more than 35 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 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 our online session, contact Kirsten Smith about our on campus program, which can be completed in 11 months.

For the 18 month online program, contact Anna Stumpf.