Kennesaw State University

Introduction

Welcome To The New KSU

Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive university recognized for its entrepreneurial spirit, global engagement and sense of community. As Georgia’s third-largest university and one of the fifty largest public universities in the country, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including an increasing number of doctoral programs. Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, national and global level. For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Two Great Institutions – One World-Class University

On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. This represents the USG’s fifth and largest consolidation in its continuing commitment to increase efficiencies and effectiveness to better serve students and the state. The new Kennesaw State University combines the best from two of Georgia’s most respected institutions in higher education. A comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is a destination campus offering students a broad spectrum of quality academics, a growing and vibrant campus life, award-winning dining facilities, and a wide array of athletic offerings. With nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs, the new Kennesaw State University is poised to become Georgia's next world-class institution.

Kennesaw State University - By The Numbers

  • Total enrollment: 33,000 (based on Fall 2015)
  • Total degree programs: more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees
  • On-campus housing capacity: approximately 5,200 and eight residence halls
  • Number of alumni: more than 100,000
  • Economic impact: $1.2 billion — Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia report 2012
  • Countries represented in the student body: 130
  • Students participating in continuing education classes: 17,210
  • Athletic teams: 18 NCAA Division I, including football (Fall 2015)

Kennesaw State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Kennesaw State University.

KSU Mission Statement

Kennesaw State University offers high-quality and productive undergraduate, graduate, continuing education, and co-curricular programs. These include learning opportunities in architecture, the arts, business, computing, education, engineering and engineering technology, health, and human services, honors experiences, humanities and social sciences, interdisciplinary studies, leadership development, the natural and physical sciences, study abroad, and other related disciplines. The University’s research, scholarship, creative activities, and public service initiatives expand and apply knowledge, contribute to economic development, and improve the quality of life in local communities, Georgia, the nation, and the world. The KSU community values open, honest, and thoughtful intellectual inquiry, innovative and creative problem solving, professionalism, expertise, collaboration, integrity and ethical behavior, engaged citizenship, global understanding, sustainability, mutual respect, and appreciation of human and cultural diversity. The University community strives continually to enhance student success, improve institutional quality, and respond to public demand for higher education.

KSU Vision Statement

Kennesaw State University will be a world-class comprehensive university recognized for its excellence in education, discovery, innovation, technology, and community engagement at all levels from local to global. The KSU experience will empower the members and graduates of the university community to have the vision, ability, and courage to transform the future.

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

This school also offers:

EMBA

Executive MBA

Campus Full time 19 months September 2018 USA Kennesaw

If you have big career dreams, we will help you achieve them. An Executive MBA from Coles College of Business provides the strategic planning, leadership, and management expertise to take your career to the next level. [+]

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If you have big career dreams, we will help you achieve them. An Executive MBA from Coles College of Business provides the strategic planning, leadership, and management expertise to take your career to the next level. You will experience cutting-edge global teaming, program-long executive coaching and a customized curriculum designed for ambitious executives. When you’re ready to be a commanding business leader you are ready for Coles.

EMBA Highlights Proven ROI | Over 94% of students report that their Coles EMBA increased their value to their organization, and 88% reported an increase in their ability to be promoted. Optimal Schedule | Our accelerated EMBA program is designed for busy executives with a convenient one weekend a month (Saturday/Sunday) format. Top Notch Program | Ranked by Businessweek and CEO Magazine as one of the top 25 programs in the nation. Leadership at Work | Through interactions with faculty and a personal executive coach, you will hone your leadership style and develop new skills with actionable plans. Enhance your strategic leadership capabilities by leading global and domestic teams throughout the program. Globally Focused | Grab your passport and work with a global and domestic team throughout the program on real-time projects, culminating in a 9-day business consulting residency in South America. Built for Business | Our customized curriculum is taught from a CEO’s point of view so you can learn multi-dimensional decision-making and its impact on a competitive and ever-changing landscape. Immediately applicable to your... [-]

MBA

Dual Degree Master of Business Admin/Master of Public Admin (MBA/MPA)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Kennesaw

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration (MBA/MPA) Program is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The objective of this program is to allow students who are interested in public and private sectors to concurrently register in both MBA and MPA programs. [+]

Business Administration/Public Administration Dual Master's Degree

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration (MBA/MPA) Program is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The objective of this program is to allow students who are interested in public and private sectors to concurrently register in both MBA and MPA programs. The increasing interdependence of the public and private sectors makes this dual degree program not only innovative, but attractive to students wishing to pursue careers in positions responsible for working with their counterparts in private and public organizations, and in a variety of settings where both the knowledge of business and government are very crucial.... [-]


Dual Degree Master of Business Admin/MS in Conflict Management (MBA/MSCM)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Kennesaw

The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring extensive understanding and interaction with conflict management and business acumen. [+]

Dual Degree MS in Conflict Management and MBA

In partnership with the Coles College of Business, we now offer a dual degree program that combines the skills of the Master of Science in Conflict Management and the Master of Business Administration. The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring extensive understanding and interaction with conflict management and business acumen.

The students’ desire for this program comes from the extensive interaction between the two sectors in areas such as global project management, negotiations, and contracting. The programs are completed in 53 credit hours rather than the 72 hours that would be necessary if the degrees were pursued separately.... [-]


Dual Degree Master of Business Admin/MS in Information Systems (MBA/MSIS)

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Kennesaw Marietta + 1 more

Acquire valuable skills necessary to be a technology leader in tomorrow’s global business environment. The Coles College MBA-MSIS brings business strategy to technology projects and technological innovation to business challenges. [+]

Business Administration/Information Systems Dual Master's Degree

Acquire valuable skills necessary to be a technology leader in tomorrow’s global business environment. The Coles College MBA-MSIS brings business strategy to technology projects and technological innovation to business challenges. By blending best business practices and strategic technology skills, students acquire the knowledge necessary to become qualified and capable leaders for cutting-edge global organizations.

Courses are delivered at times and locations which are convenient for the working professional. MBA courses are offered at both our Kennesaw Campus (one night a week, starting at 5 pm or 8 pm) and at the Coles College facilities at the Cobb Galleria complex (one night a week, starting at 6 pm). IS courses are offered on the Kennesaw Campus.... [-]


Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 72 months September 2018 USA Kennesaw + 1 more

Challenge yourself and take your career to the next level with an MBA from the Coles College of Business. Our highly ranked, internationally accredited Kennesaw & Galleria MBA program is designed for the working Metro Atlanta professional. [+]

Master of Business Administration - MBA

Challenge yourself and take your career to the next level with an MBA from the Coles College of Business. Our highly ranked, internationally accredited Kennesaw & Galleria MBA program is designed for the working Metro Atlanta professional. With our part-time program, you can complete your degree in as little as 18 months or take as long as six years.

KSU-Coles College ranked #1 public part-time MBA in Georgia by US News and World Report.

You’re Driven, So Are We

At Coles College we believe in reaching for more - and we know you do too. Our curriculum will give you a deeper knowledge of every business function, helping you take on high-level projects and business initiatives with confidence. Our faculty is the leader in their fields, giving you access to research and ideas that you can immediately apply in your career.... [-]


Contact
Location address
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144 US
Location address
1100 South Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, Georgia, 30060 US