Kennesaw State University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(4.2 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 56 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 4 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 33,252 (30,480 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 66% part-time, 34% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $6,740 in-state; $10,565 - $13,293 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2017

I really enjoyed my time in the program. It is a fairly new program and is still growing. The faculty members were great to work with, the classroom atmosphere was professional yet fun, and the camaraderie among students was excellent. The class size ranged from 9-20 students, which made the lectures very intimate. You get the most out of the program if you take advantage of the lab as much as possible. Doing this helps you facilitate what is being discussed during lectures, plus it helps you get to know your classmates better. I learned a great deal regarding exercise testing and prescription, which I feel gives me an advantage when applying for positions in exercise-related fields. You also have the opportunity to take sports management-related courses, which were great for boosting my public speaking skills, as well as learning a few of the ins and outs that accompany the behind the scenes portion of organizational operations. We were granted the opportunity to listen to influential individuals in the local industry, like the CEO of LakePoint, Atlanta Braves front office members, and the manager of the GWCC. Some of these opportunities even allowed us to tour their top of the line facilities, including the Georgia Dome, LakePoint, the Sheperd Center for brain and spinal cord rehabilitation, and many more. I would recommend this program to anyone looking to get involved with a company as an exercise physiologist in multiple disciplines, corporate wellness coordinator, strength & conditioning coach, and any other similar fields. Regarding the financial services at KSU, they were average in my opinion. They did not seem to differ in how they operate when compared to other schools I have attended. I did not experience any significant issues with them.
2.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

Overemphasis on cohort learning is more about keeping students busy and does not add much value to actual student learning. There are some professors who are great teachers and others who are not great at transmitting knowledge and skills to students but this is to be expected in any program. The academic advising was very poor. In hindsight it probably would have been worth choosing a program with higher tuition but with better quality instruction and more support with academic advising.
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I had a great experience with my the faculty and loved the campus. I lived in a condo 5 minutes from campus and parked in one of the lots. I felt that all of my teachers were extremely knowledgeable and cared about their subjects.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

My program was insightful and several of the professors provided lectures and instructions that have been useful in the field.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

Evening classes for people working full time. Professors with strong backgrounds.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2018

Overall Kennesaw State University is a great school especially if you are looking for a online program. There are several online programs/majors available for working adults. Most of the online programs are %100 online which is a blessing if you do not have the time to sit in a classroom. The professors are very helpful and usually respond to e-mails within 24 hours.
4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2011

great university with a solid business program that adapts to present day needs in the marketplace. My major in finance from this school equipped me with the tools to be successful in various areas of finance. The alumni is quite strong in the southeast of the country.
3.2 out of 5.0
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Graduation Year: 2018

I am enrolled in a unique dual Masters of Business Administration/Masters of Public Administration program, the only one of it's kind in the state. As a current local government employee, I was immediately able to apply the principles and concepts acquired in the program. Although I intend to graduate next year, I was recently promoted and I understand my enrollment in the program was one of the factors of the hiring committee.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Executive MBA
Graduation Year: 2017

I highly recommend the Michael J. Coles Executive MBA program at Kennesaw State University. The faculty is exceptional with the right mix of academic and real-world experience. In addition, there is a comprehensive emphasis and approach to teaming/coaching, leadership and global commerce.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2016

It was a great college. Had a great four years there and learned a lot.
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