Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

A degree in Business Management will empower you to achieve business objectives, start your own business, and be a leader. You can even specialize your degree to define your personal career goals. Foundational to your degree, you’ll study the management of organizations, people, and projects along with courses in operations management, entrepreneurship, international business, human resource management, and family business. 

At Coles, our faculty prepare you to enter the highly competitive global market with confidence.  You’ll be nurtured to become future leaders who can successfully manage small, medium, and large organizations anywhere in the world. Coles College is known for high-quality, contemporary, and applied courses in organizational behavior, human resources, supply chain management, family business, entrepreneurship, and general management.

As a business management student, you’ll also have the opportunity to choose one of three areas of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Venture Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management.

As a critical part of your learning and experience, you’ll have the opportunity to work in the Robin and Doug Shore Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center, where you’ll learn to take ideas to concepts, concepts into ventures, and ventures into reality through experiential learning. Coles College of Business has developed several programs and centers of excellence that strengthen businesses locally and worldwide and provide you with hands-on knowledge and experience. Those most connected to the work of the Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality include:

  • Family Enterprise Center
  • Robin and Doug Shore Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center
  • Joel A. Katz Music & Entertainment Business Program




KSU business management students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Management Degree Pathway
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Business Management Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The business management degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and a busy schedule, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination online and face-to-face) courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a Business Management graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Business Management degree?

Depending on the career path and industry you choose, average salaries start around $50,000 and can climb to $65,000-$95,000 by mid-career. Careers include:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Client Services Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Staff Accountant
  • Marketing Manager
  •  Account Executive
  •  Data Analyst

Business Management Salary and Career Information

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Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality

Kennesaw State University
Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality
560 Parliament Garden Way
Room 333
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Phone: 470-578-6552

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