TROY, Mich., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Walsh College dual Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Master of Science in Finance (MSF) student Aaron Dubin of Farmington Hills, Mich., has achieved "Worldwide Top 3" and "Americas Top 5" status on a recent Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) Hall of Fame list.
Dubin's final score of 730 placed him in the 99th percentile out of more than 200,000 students who have ever taken the highly competitive BAT. Bloomberg L.P., a world leader in financial data analytics and news, hosts the 100-question, two-hour online test that measures students' aptitudes for careers in finance.
"The BAT Hall of Fame is home to some of the brightest students in the world of finance," said Gregory Todd, associate professor and chair, Finance, Walsh College. "Aaron's achievement is tribute to his determination to succeed and the quality of the Finance faculty and curriculum here at Walsh."
Consisting of eight sections, the BAT includes math, analytical reasoning, analysis of charts and graphs, news analysis, economics, global markets, analysis of financial statements, and investment banking.
The BAT helps students and recent graduates connect with financial employers worldwide. The test was developed in partnership with premier financial institutions and university faculties around the world.
Students who take the BAT uncover their strengths across a range of finance, business, career and personal competencies and gain insight into their suitability for careers in business and finance.
Dubin is a systems engineer at Edward Rose and Sons, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with a minor in Japanese, from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He has achieved several previous monthly BAT Hall of Fame list honors, including a "Worldwide Top 3" in July 2015.
Walsh College undergraduate and graduate Finance degrees include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, the MSF, and the MBA/MSF dual-degree. More than 5,600 students have graduated from the Walsh Finance program since its inception. More than 4,900 Walsh Finance alumni live in Michigan.
For more information on Walsh College and all degree programs, visit www.walshcollege.edu.
Founded in 1922, Walsh College is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college. It offers 19 undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. One of the region's largest business schools and one of Michigan's top three graduate business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, and Port Huron, as well as online.
Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, management and leadership, marketing, taxation, and other fields. The faculty integrates theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. It includes four Fulbright Scholars, the most of any business school in the state of Michigan. There are about 27,000 alumni, most of whom live or work in Michigan.
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