Kennesaw State ranked among top 50 for Best Value Online Graduate IT programs

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Reputation, cost and return on investment earns graduate online degree program No. 29 ranking

MARIETTA, Ga. (Jan 20, 2017) — Kennesaw State’s information technology program has again earned accolades, ranking among the “Top 50 Best Value Online Graduate Information Technology Programs” for 2017 by, an online guide for prospective students.

The University’s online Master of Science in Information Technology was ranked 29th overall on measures such as reputability, based on U.S. News & World Report scores; return on investment, based on Payscale salary data; and price.

As part of the College of Computing and Software Engineering, the MSIT is designed to enhance career options for students and help IT professionals move into managerial careers. The program allows students to create a custom program with focus areas in IT security, health information technology, databases and networking.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 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