Prepare to lead in a career that spans the public and private sectors with an MBA-MPA dual degree from Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This unique dual degree program meets the needs of business and civic-minded professionals working in government, public organizations, corporations, and private firms.

Leadership for a Changing World

As governmental agencies strive to be more customer-friendly and organizationally efficient, industries are becoming more reliant on governmental agencies and considering social responsibility in new ways. These trends make knowledge of both business and government crucial for success in many public and private organizations. Our MBA-MPA degree will give you the knowledge and skills you need to lead in this new era.


The MBA-MPA consists of 51 hours of graduate study, with 27 hours in the area of business administration and 24 hours in the area of public administration. Students are required to take the core courses for both the MBA and MPA programs, along with one elective from the MBA program and one elective from the MPA program. Visit the KSU Graduate Catalog for detailed MBA-MPA courses and descriptions.

KSU Graduate Catalog Information and Resources for Current MBA Students.