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Columbia College-Moberly student scores in 99th percentile on business Major Field Test

Columbia College-Moberly student, Jesse Alford, scored in the 99th percentile on the business Major Field Test (MFT). Alford, who lives in Moberly, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in management and human resource management. “We are so proud of Jesse’s achievement; he is a superior student,” said Dr. Bruce Jackson, director of Columbia College-Moberly. “We’d also like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our business faculty who make sure students receive top-notch instruction.”

The MFT is a two-hour, nationally normed exam available in numerous academic disciplines and administered to more than 100,000 students at more than 600 colleges annually. Developed by the Educational Testing Service, the Major Field Tests are administered to seniors as part of Columbia College’s ongoing effort to evaluate the effectiveness of degree programs. Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 70,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit