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Kennesaw State Executive MBA Remains Best in Georgia, Top 10 Worldwide

Kennesaw, GA | February 16, 2022

For the sixth year in a row, Kennesaw State University’s Executive Master of Business Administration has been rated the best in Georgia and the best in the world, according to CEO Magazine’s 2022 Global Executive MBA Rankings, released today.


CEO Magazine ranked Michael J. Coles College of Business’s Executive MBA 3rd in the nation and 9th in the world, ranking it a “Tier One” program for the eighth consecutive year. The 2022 rankings are based on three years of aggregated data.

Robin Cheramy, Dean of Coles College of Business, said: “The dedication of our students, faculty, and their programs is why we continue to see that success.”

The magazine tiers programs based on factors such as faculty quality, faculty-student ratio, international diversity and exposure, class size, accreditation, professional development, work experience, gender equality, and teaching methods. Classified as Tier 1 or Tier 2.

The EMBA at Coles College enrolls approximately 45 professionals each year. EMBA is a team-based program that fosters collaboration, decision-making, resourcefulness, ingenuity and entrepreneurship. This 19-month program offers executive coaching and a customized curriculum for ambitious professionals such as executives, middle managers and entrepreneurs.

Allison Keef, Executive Director of the EMBA Program, said: “Having maintained his #1 spot as the top EMBA program in Georgia and being named the best university in the world, KSU’s Executive MBA improves students’ career prospects by 50%. is showing.”

In addition to the Executive MBA Ranking, the magazine’s ranking positions KSU’s online MBA as the best in the world and Coles College as the best-managed on CEO Magazine’s global list based on accreditation, faculty quality and geography. Appointed Doctor of Science (DBA) Provider. and international standing.

Kennesaw State University’s DBA program transitioned to a PhD four years ago. A business administration degree that allows students to pursue a concentration in accounting, information systems, management or marketing.

This year, CEO Magazine featured business schools in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and more, ranking data for 180 schools offering 347 different programs in 27 countries. Of these, 98 are online, 92 are his EMBA, and 157 are full-time and part-time MBA. program.

Michael J. Coles College of Business is one of Georgia’s largest business schools, with over 7,000 students and 160 faculty members. Coles College offers 11 major and 16 minor bachelor’s degrees, 6 graduate degree programs, dual degree options, and executive education programs.

– Thomas Hartwell

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to approximately 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two Metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State University is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global connections, and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from all over the country and around the world. Kennesaw State University is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it in an elite group of only 6% of US universities with R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit