KSU part-time MBA ranked among nation’s best

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Degree program named top 50 in the country, top five in Georgia KENNESAW, Ga. (October 21, 2015)…

Georgia (Oct 21, 2015)Degree program named top 50 in the country, top five in Georgia

KENNESAW, Ga. (October 21, 2015) —The part-time MBA at Kennesaw State University’s Michael J. Coles College of Business was named 50th in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in their 2015 business school rankings. KSU joins Emory University, Georgia State University and the University of Georgia in the top five programs in Georgia.

 “We are proud to be recognized among the leading business schools in Georgia and the nation,” said Kathy Schwaig, dean of the Coles College of Business. “This ranking relies heavily on student input and post-MBA outcomes. The high level of student satisfaction shown in this ranking validates what we do as a college of business.” 

Part-time business programs play a vital role for working professionals who are unable to attend business school full time, but wish to advance their careers. Coles College enrolls more than 350 part-time MBA students. The self-paced program offers courses in the evenings and on weekends, with minimesters in May, August and December.  

"This recognition as a top 50 program is a testament to the quality of graduate education provided by the Coles College of Business," said Timothy Mathews, director of MBA Programs at Coles.  "As one of the best MBA programs in the country, we are able to provide our students with the necessary business skills and acumen to excel in their careers and ultimately achieve their professional goals."

The Bloomberg Businessweek ranking is based on current student satisfaction and an alumni survey that examines feedback, compensation and job satisfaction after graduation. The 2015 rankings recognize 74 part-time MBA programs around the country. 

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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