Michael J. Coles College of Business – Kennesaw State University

History

The Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University was founded in 1983 and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Today students at Coles may earn eight degrees: BBA, MBA, MACC, MSIS, Web MBA, Executive MBA and the Dalton MBA.

Location(s)

The Michael J. Coles College of Business main campus, housed by Kennesaw State University, is located in Kennesaw, Georgia, approximately 30 minutes away from Downtown Atlanta and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The main campus offers the part-time and Executive MBA programs. The Cobb Galleria Complex is another option for Coles students; this campus is located within the INPO building and houses classes for the part-time MBA. The Dalton MBA program is conducted at Dalton State College in Dalton, GA and is taught by Coles faculty.

Facilities

The Burruss Building is the primary home for the Coles College of Business. Students are taught in executive-style classrooms.

Coles students have had access to The Center for Business Innovation and Creativity since 2006. This center instills students with critical thinking, creative problem solving, effective communication and supportive but challenging leadership from faculty and other students.

Faculty

Coles has over 160 full-time faculty members who teach courses across five academic departments, including: accounting; economics, finance, and quantitative analysis; information systems; management and entrepreneurship and marketing & professional sales. The faculty use real world expertise and research experience to relay business teachings.

Student Body

As of Fall 2017, Coles had accepted 204 students across all of its MBA programs.

MBA Degree Offerings

The Michael J. Coles College of Business offers the Kennesaw and Galleria part-time MBA degree, an Executive MBA, , a Dalton MBA, Web MBA and multiple dual MBA programs.