Major Field Tests
Outcomes Assessments for Accreditation, Assurance of Learning
MBA and undergraduate Business programs have several tools to measure student achievement including case presentations and course grades. Until recently, there was no way to compare achievement of your students with business programs across North America. Now with the Business Major Field Test and MBA Major Field Test you can measure student knowledge, evaluate your program and revise the curriculum.
The ETS Major Field Tests are recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business as a tool that will help in the AACSB accreditation process.
Why assess learning outcomes?
The ETS Major Field tests provide information:
- To gain accreditation
- To improve institutional effectiveness through longitudinal trends and benchmarking
- To facilitate curriculum review
- To demonstrate performance to key stakeholders, including students, parents and university administrators
Who uses the ETS Major Field Tests?
More than 500 business schools in the United States and Canada, at both the undergrad and MBA levels. In Canada, these include:
- DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, Hamilton
- John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, Montreal
- Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, British Columbia
- Malaspina University College, Nanaimo, British Columbia
Learn more by watching these video clips of Prof. Nick Bontis of the DeGroote School of Business:
- Video 1: Using the Major Field Tests for accreditation
- Video 2: Assurance of learning
- Video 3: Canadian comparative data
- Video 4: Creating a culture of evidence
More information about the Major Field Tests:
- MBA, Undergraduate Business Programs - Overview
- MBA Sample Questions
- MBA Test Description
- Undergraduate - Sample Questions
- Undergraduate - Test Description
Please contact us with questions or to administer the Major Field Tests at your school.