U.S. News & World Report ranked KSU’s online Master of Business Administration program number 19 on its 2018 list of Best Online Programs. The report evaluated 1,490 online degrees in eight categories. That places it at the top rank among Georgia online MBAs. Nationwide, 267 business programs were evaluated. This is a two position improvement for the program over last year’s ranking.
Kathy Schwaig, the dean of the Coles College of Business, in a KSU press release announcing the result, said, “We are excited to see our online MBA program recognized as a Top 20 program in the nation. The ranking reflects the outstanding achievements of our committed students, talented faculty, and devoted MBA leadership and staff. Coles College remains on the forefront of management education by providing a high-quality MBA experience in a learning format that is accessible to working business professionals.”
Other KSU programs were ranked in the top 100. The six graduate programs in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology within the top 100 were: applied, civil, mechanical, and systems engineering, and engineering management and quality assurance. The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree from the College of Computing and Software Engineering was also in the top 100 in its category.
In KSU’s press release, Elke Leeds, Associate Vice President for Technology-Enhanced Learning, said, “Being named in these rankings is an honor for Kennesaw State. It signals our strength in providing students – across many disciplines – with exceptional approaches to academic learning and affirms our commitment to deliver top-quality online degree programs in innovative ways.”