USF business students excel on national exam

March 31, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. — University of Saint Francis senior business majors scored well on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Major Field Test, a comprehensive undergraduate and MBA outcome assessment designed to measure the critical knowledge and understanding obtained by students in a major field of study.

The test is part of a Senior Capstone course in the students’ business education, and is used by nearly 700 institutions of higher learning. The December 2013 class scored in the 90th percentile in finance and in the 83rd percentile in management. For the overall exam, the class scored in the 73rd percentile.

USF Director of Undergraduate Programs for the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Dr. Shawn Ambrose, attributed the performance to hard-working students and committed faculty. For more information about the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, visit

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

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