• About Us

    In fall 2015, Kennesaw State University will offer a fully online graduate degree program in First-Year Studies. The M.S. in First-Year Studies will equip participants with the knowledge of the transitions that first-year students face to prepare them to design, manage and deliver both curricular and co-curricular programs to help first-year students succeed.

  • Admission Requirements

    Potential students will need to complete an application (available in late fall 2014) to the graduate program through the Graduate College at Kennesaw State University. Applicants must submit the following: an online Graduate College application, official undergraduate transcripts, GRE score (or equivalent), two letters of recommendation, and a letter of application (personal statement).

  • Curriculum

    This new Master of Science degree will encompass the theory and study of factors affecting the initial college experience, including foundations of students’ transitional experiences and research on various programs that promote a successful transition.