Kennesaw State’s online BA in geography ranked among the top five in U.S.

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Kennesaw State’s online bachelor’s degrees in geography ranked among the top five in U.S.

KENNESAW, Ga. (Sep 3, 2016) — The Best Schools (TBS), an independent online ranking organization, has ranked Kennesaw State University fourth among the nation’s top five online bachelor’s degree programs in geography.

The rankings were based on the quality of the program, types of courses provided, and faculty strength, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation, specifically a strong reputation for quality online degree programs, according to TBS’ website, which also noted: “Bachelor in Geography degree programs train students in a broad range of topics, including geographic information science (GIS), meteorology, mathematics and statistics. Students receive classroom instruction and lots of hands-on learning opportunities. A Bachelor’s degree in Geography may include specializations such as physical geography, human geography, environmental geography, geographic education and geographic information science.”

Kennesaw State’s online BA in geography focuses on basic human and physical geography, including featured study in trade flows, landforms, climate, human culture and cities, among others. The program’s graduates pursue careers in government, research, business, education and non-profit organizations.

Full-time students can complete the 123-credit-hour program in four years. The fully online degree program includes courses in weather and climate; social issues and perspectives in geography; introduction to human geography; earth from above; introduction to landforms; urban geography; cultural geography and the geography of Europe.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit