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Ball State University is excited to partner with Amazon Career Choice to help you earn a degree and fly to your next destination.

Whether you’re starting your college journey for the first time or finishing what you started before life got in the way, you’ll find yourself right at home as a Ball State Cardinal. At Ball State, we are committed to your bright future. Our vibrant campus, welcoming culture, engaged professors, and focus on innovation and collaboration make us the perfect place to expand your education.

Our seven academic colleges provide innovative programs that will give you access to professional experiences and advanced technology from day one, and your degree will be valued by employers. If you’re not quite sure what you want to study, our Career Success Coach and Academic Advisor will review our University Core Curriculum courses with you to help you make the most of your time, talents and interests (without throwing off your graduation date). 

We will inspire you to find your passion and purpose and prepare you for a fulfilling career and a meaningful life. As Cardinals, We Fly.

Why Choose Ball State? 

Apply your Career Choice benefits to fund your Ball State University bachelor’s degree. Ball State University is the choice for adult students with work and life experiences.

Degree Choice is Key to Success

Your Amazon Career Choice Benefit Goes Far Here

 Inclusive Excellence

Diverse cultures and perspectives 

enrich your learning experience. Our faculty and staff treat students as learning partners, helping them build 

supportive relationships. 

Ball State’s 112 majors in seven colleges give you access to professional experiences, advanced technology, and world-class faculty.

We make a high-quality college education accessible and affordable. Explore our Tuition Calculator understand costs*.

Transferring Other College Credit is Easy

Employers Know and Respect Us, So They Want You 

 Previous Work and Life Experience is Valued

Ball State makes it seamless to finish what you started and utilize credits previously earned at other institutions. See the Transfer Center for details*.

 Our students quickly find jobs and get into graduate schools. Ball State has a 94% career placement rate for new graduates!

Take advantage of flexible Credit for 

Prior Learning options to 

accelerate your journey.

Get Started on Your Academic Journey


Fill out this online program application to begin a conversation with Ball State’s Career Success and Academic Advising Coach. Get your questions answered about the admissions process and how Ball State degrees fit your goals.  

Apply for Admission through Ball State's undergraduate admissions process. Become a Ball State Cardinal! Create an account to start a new application. Once accepted as a Ball State student, you will move on to step 3 and secure your Amazon voucher funds. 



Within Amazon Career Choice, follow the steps for getting started. Select Degree Track and "Ball State University." 

Once accepted as a Ball State student and approved through Amazon Career Choice for your voucher, email a copy of your voucher to AmazonDegrees@bsu.edu.

Get Credit for Prior Learning 

Learn about ways to accelerate your academic flight plan and earn college credit for what you already know to fly further, faster! Your life experience has taught you something. As a parent, employee, community volunteer, or military veteran, you know how to lead, motivate, manage, communicate, and connect. At Ball State, we evaluate your already acquired knowledge and award credit in multiple ways to maximize your success and save you time and money. 

Ball State is Where Your Career Takes Flight

Everyone at Ball State is dedicated to ensuring your success—from your first course to your future career. We’ll support you with all the resources you need to grow and thrive academically, professionally, and personally. Our dedicated Amazon Career Choice team will provide the following services: As an Amazon Career Choice associate, you get:

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access my Amazon Career Choice voucher?

You must request your voucher through Amazon Career Choice. You should select one of the following Ball State University programs.

How much will it cost to earn my degree*

Your Amazon Career Choice benefit covers $5,250 per year for full-time Amazon associates and $2,625 for part-time employees. Your admissions advisor will make you aware of scholarship opportunities and other financial aid resources. Your Amazon benefit will be used before all other financial aid.

What are the minimum education requirements for these programs?

A High School diploma or GED is required. Basic computer skills and intermediate English language fluency is also required.

Will my current credits transfer?

Ball State University accepts previously earned undergraduate college credits towards your Ball State bachelor's degree. If you have questions, review our free Transfer Center resources.

Am I eligible to enroll?

If you've been a U.S. Amazon employee (full time or part time) for 90 days or more, and have a high school diploma or GED, you may be eligible to enroll at Ball State University through Amazon Career Choice. Speak with your admission counselor to learn more.

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