Kennesaw State University - Master's Degree

Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a public, coeducational, comprehensive university located in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program.

  • Average Tuition USD 13,236

School Description

Kennesaw State University was officially founded on October 9, 1963, when the Georgia Board of Regents approved the establishment of a junior college tentatively to be named Cobb County Junior College. In December 1964, Horace Sturgis was designated to serve as the future college's first president. When the school opened in fall of 1966, it was named Kennesaw Junior College and had an initial enrollment of 1,014 students.

Master Programs

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Accountancy

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    American Studies

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Architecture

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 39,667 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Chemistry

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Childhood Education

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Civil Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Communication

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Computer Science

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Conflict management

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Construction Management

    A program that prepares individuals to manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from concept development through project completion on timely and economic bases. Includes instruction in commercial, residential, mechanical, highway/heavy civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, and specialty construction; facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Education

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Engineering

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Health Administration

    USD 14,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Health Science

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Information Systems

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Information Technology

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    International Relations

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Nursing

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Professional writing

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Public administration

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Quality Assurance

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in maintaining consistent manufacturing and construction standards. Includes instruction in quality control systems management principles, technical standards applicable to specific engineering and manufacturing projects, testing procedures, inspection procedures, related instrumentation and equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Social Work

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Software engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Statistics

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Systems Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems, including the integration of human, physical, energy, communications, management, and information requirements as needed, and the application of requisite analytical methods to specific situations.

  • 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States

    Teaching

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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    US News (National) 231

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 75
  • Minimum incoming GRE 297
  • Minimum SAT 1460

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    Established in 1963

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    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.

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          • Testimony
            2006-2008, Bachelor of Science, Organizational Communication

            Kennesaw State opens doors for students to design their career path. The amount of support and encouragement from faculty and staff is amazing. The energy at this university is positive and consistent. The leadership continues to seek out innovative ways to grow and develop students and employees. Go Owls!!!

          • Testimony
            1988-1994, BA, English

            Kennesaw State University can prepare students of all ages with the skills to acquire and apply knowledge. These skills enable alumni to provide positive and meaningful impact to future employers. Armed with practical abilities KSU alumni are prepared to face unlimited opportunities.

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            2009-2012, BBA, Accounting

            The skill set that I obtained during my years at KSU have propelled my success as an entrepreneur. KSU's business school, Coles Business College is an amazing school focused around educating its students with the proper tools to succeed in the corporate sector, private sector, small business sector, or with their own business.