Kennesaw State University
Providing the business community with exceptional graduates
At the Michael J. Coles College of Business, student success lies at the heart of everything we do. From developing new and innovative academic programs to building lasting relationships with the business community, each action we take is designed to improve the value that students receive from a Coles College education.
This guiding principle means that our faculty are highly-respected in their fields—many had distinguished careers in industry before becoming educators—and that our staff provide exceptional support to the entire Coles College community.
Our students do more than simply earn a degree. They leverage the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom to create professional opportunities and become the best versions of themselves.
Departments and schools in the School of Business
School of Accountancy
The School of Accountancy in the Coles College of Business prepares professionals ready to use business understanding and interpersonal skills, as well as accounting expertise, to move their organizations forward. We connect theory and practice at all levels of education, in our research, and in our consultations with the business community.
Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship & Hospitality
Management, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to solve problems in any organization. Our students can design, implement, and monitor modern work environments to achieve both customer needs and business success. Here, organizations can find their future leaders.
Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
The Department of Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis is the largest department in the Coles College of Business. Our faculty are renowned experts and researchers, and love sharing their knowledge and expertise with students. In addition to classroom learning, students are offered a wide range of experiential opportunities to give them an edge at the start of their careers.
Department of Information Systems and Security
The study of Information Systems and Security helps you understand how people, data, and technology work together within the business context. You will be able to apply what you learn to increase the effectiveness of business processes, secure organizational data, and enhance an organization's overall competitiveness.
Department of Marketing & Professional Sales
Marketing and professional sales bridge the gap between an organization and its audience. Professionals in these fields must be creative, analytical, and understand the value of meaningful relationships. We strengthen the abilities of our students through solid foundational programming, study abroad opportunities, peer collaboration through student organizations, and experiential learning. Students engage with the business community and address real-world problems, emerging ready to become difference makers in any organization.
Ranked among the "Best National Universities" | U.S. News & World Report, 2022
Among the top 2% of business schools worldwide with both Business and Accounting program accreditation by AACSB International
Joel A. Katz Music & Entertainment Business program ranked among the "Top Music Business Programs in the World" for four consecutive years | Billboard magazine
Ranked #9 among the "Most Affordable Online Business Degrees" | OnlineU, 2022
Ranked #13 among the "Best Bachelor's Degrees in Security Management" | Study.com
Within a few months of graduating, 76% of Coles College students were employed or actively pursuing graduate school. As our programs and resources grow, it only gets better from here!
• Hospitality Management
• Information Security and Assurance
• Information Systems
• Professional Sales