M.B.A. On Campus

Business Administration/Public Administration

Kennesaw State University

36 months
12792 USD/year
12792 USD/year
3545 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration/Public Administration (MBA/MPA) Program at the Kennesaw State University is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


The objective of this program is to allow students who are interested in public and private sectors to concurrently register in both MBA and MPA programs. 

The increasing interdependence of the public and private sectors makes this dual degree program not only innovative, but attractive to students wishing to pursue careers in positions responsible for working with their counterparts in private and public organizations, and in a variety of settings where both the knowledge of business and government are very crucial.

Key facts 

  • The Business Administration/Public Administration program at the Kennesaw State University consists of a minimum of 54 hours of graduate study, of which 27 hours are in areas of Business Administration and 27 hours are in the areas of Public Administration. 
  • Additional credit hours may be taken depending on each student's academic background or areas of concentration in the MPA Program. It generally takes approximately three years to earn both degrees as a full-time student.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Accounting Insights for Managers
  • Resource Allocation and Decision Analysis
  • Business Finance
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management: An Integrative, Capstone Experience
  • Strategic Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of application to the graduate admission office and a non-refundable application fee.
  • Baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited in a manner accepted by Kennesaw State University (official transcripts from all previous institutions of higher education are required);
  • Official score reports for either the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT); Each program has separate admission standards.
  • Two letters of recommendation; and
  • A personal statement describing your career aspirations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12792 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12792 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    3545 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3545 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Kennesaw

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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