MBA Student Information

Congratulations on being accepted into the MBA program at Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business. Before beginning your studies you must:

  • Formally accept our offer of admission, following the instructions sent to you by Kennesaw State University’s Office of Graduate Admissions (in your MBA admission notification e-mail).
  • Make sure that all necessary pre-requisites are satisfied.
  • Set up student accounts (email, Brightspace, Owl Express).
  • Attend orientation.
  • Turn in Immunization documents.
  • Refresh your research and case study analysis skills.
  • Browse policies and procedures in graduate catalog.

Shortly after formally accepting our offer of admission, you should receive e-mails providing information about verifying that pre-requisites are met and registering for New Student Orientation. The MBA New Student Orientation is mandatory. It is a two-part orientation that includes an informational session and a workshop. The session will be facilitated by the MBA Program Administration. Topics of discussion include program expectations, class selection, degree progression tracking, registration procedures, alumni services, and other important information. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A. If you do not receive these e-mails within 4 business days after accepting our offer of admission, please contact Dan Audia, Admissions Director for MBA Programs. (Office) 470-578-4470 (Email)

Kennesaw/Galleria MBA Fall 2018 Orientation is July 28, 9-11:30am, KSU Center, Room 431.

The goal of this orientation is for you to be able to take care of all the administrative issues and learn about the resources available to support you throughout your studies, so that you can come to class the first day and be ready to learn.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.


The KSU MBA program is extremely flexible. You can tailor your education to your own pace and interests. You can move through the program in 12 months by taking a full slate of classes each term, or more slowly by taking just a class or two each semester. You can concentrate electives in one particular field of study, or enroll in a range of courses to broaden your education.

You control your Coles MBA experience.

Please use the Graduate Catalog and the Schedule of Classes to help you make decisions on which courses to take, when to take them, and where to take them. You may use the Scheduling Worksheet and the Core Course Schedule below to put together a long-term plan for completion of your program.

If you ever have any questions, or would like to come in to talk about your program of study, please contact Tanya Mosley, the MBA Assistant Director, at or (Office) 470-578-4471/ (Cell) 678-237-1302.


Registration activity is allowed during specific time periods. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for the term you need to register to note these periods. Also check your time ticket under the “Registration” tab in Owl Express to see your specific registration period. The tutorial below is also helpful in navigating the registration screens.  

STEP 1 - Search the SCHEDULE OF COURSES to determine your schedule options.

STEP 2 - Go to OWL EXPRESS to register for courses.

MBA Career Management

Making the decision to get your MBA is a major step. It requires lots of time, resources, and personal commitment. Please call our Career Planning main number (470-578-6555) to schedule an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.

Tapping Into Your KSU Network

  • Get Connected with Coles on LinkedIn - Increase your personal and professional network. Search for other networks within Coles such as MBA, EMBA, Alumni and more.
  • Use your student status to access Coles College Professional Events free with an RSVP.

Petition To Graduate 

Submit your Petition To Graduate the semester before you plan to graduate. The graduation deadlines and instructions must be followed. Information for tentative graduates can be found on the commencement webpage.