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Massey Students Top Ranking on National Business Exam

masseyThe Jack C. Massey Graduate School’s graduating Professional Master of Business Administration students for fall 2013 performed in the top 10 percent of students nationally on the MBA Major Field Test produced by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) of Princeton, N.J.  The exam has been administered to more than 25,000 students at 260 graduate business programs across the U.S. since 2009.

“This provides strong evidence that The Massey School is delivering on its commitment to students and employers of offering an excellent part-time evening MBA program.  Our students are now proving that they can score very well among their peers at other business schools across the U.S.,” said Joe Alexander, associate dean of The Massey School.  “Their performance is a direct reflection of our focus on delivering a high-quality program for working professionals and the individual attention our students receive from our highly-qualified faculty.”

Areas covered on the exam include accounting, finance, management, marketing, and strategic integration.  The exam is now administered to graduating MBA students each semester at Massey.  Individual students from the Fall 2013 cohort who scored in the Top 10 percent or higher nationally include:  Wesley Boling of Brentwood, Andrew Brown of Nashville and Aaron Harris of Nashville.

Among other respected business schools nationwide that have also administered the MBA exam are Louisiana State University, Rollins College, Rutgers University, St. Joseph’s University, Tulane University, University of Florida, University of Nebraska, University of Virginia and Xavier University.

The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business offers high-quality graduate business programs designed for working and aspiring professionals looking to advance or switch careers.  The curriculum is designed to provide challenging, yet practical content in a flexible format.  Programs are designed to stimulate critical thinking and creative problem solving while encouraging strong communication skills and a solid framework for ethical business decision-making. In addition to core coverage in business administration and accounting, the curriculum is uniquely structured around the themes of entrepreneurship and ethical decision-making across the global economy.  All students complete a brief international study-abroad experience as part of their studies.