Kennesaw State’s online degree programs nationally ranked by U.S. News

KENNESAW, Ga. | Feb 7, 2024

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Kennesaw State University’s online programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its “2024 Best Online Programs” and “2024 Best Online Programs for Veterans” lists released today.

Among universities in Georgia, Kennesaw State had the highest ranked graduate degree program in computer information technology. Other programs from Kennesaw State, including nursing, education and business administration, were also ranked.

The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program in KSU’s College of Computing and Software Engineering climbed three places to the No. 22 spot in the overall rankings nationally and was the top institution in Georgia. Kennesaw State’s MSIT also was ranked 12th nationally among degree programs for military veterans, the only one in Georgia to be so recognized.

The online master’s degree programs in the Bagwell College of Education placed 63rd overall while the graduate nursing programs in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services ranked No. 70 nationally. Kennesaw State’s online Master of Business Administration program in the Coles College of Business rated 112th nationally in the overall rankings.

Kennesaw State offers 26 fully online master’s degree programs, 17 bachelor’s degree programs, four doctoral degree programs, and four specialist degree programs.

The U.S. News rankings evaluate degree-granting online programs at regionally accredited institutions that are offered 100 percent online. Now in its 13th year, the 2024 rankings assessed more than 1,700 online degree programs at colleges and universities throughout the nation.

For more information about the U.S. News & World Report rankings, visit

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 45,000 students. Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia with 11 academic colleges. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit