University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
May 28, 2010
Contact: Jennifer Z. Ekman, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6360
USA Mitchell MBA Students Rank Among
Nation's Highest on Major Field Exam
University of South Alabama Mitchell Master of Business Administration students earned some of the nation's highest scores on the 2010 ETS MBA Field Exam given to graduating MBA students at more than 200 accredited schools of business.

Some Mitchell College of Business MBAs scored as high as the 99th percentile on the test that assesses knowledge of accounting, finance, management and marketing. The class as a whole scored in the 90th percentile on the standardized test.

Mitchell College of Business Director of Graduate Studies Dr. John Gamble said that the high scores on the national test reflect the strength of the Mitchell MBA Program and the quality of students attracted to USA's graduate programs.

"We built our MBA curriculum by benchmarking against the best-known MBA programs in the United States," he said. "The combination of a solid curriculum and excellent faculty allows the achievement-oriented students who enroll in our program to gain knowledge and skills that will push their careers to even higher levels."

For more information about the Mitchell MBA program, visit or contact Dr. Gamble at (251) 460-6418 or by e-mail at The application deadline for fall enrollment is July 15.


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