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Honors-Ready Business Management and Administration (BMA) Program of Study/End-of-Program High School Exam [3 Credit]

The 3-credit honors-ready business management and administration (BMA) program-of-study (end-of-program) exam is geared for senior students of advanced ability, identified in many states as program completers. The exam is based on the MBAResearch 3-Credit Honors-Ready Business Management and Administration Program of Study Model, which includes courses recommended for an honors-level 3-credit/Carnegie unit high-school Business Administration program focused on business management and administration. This particular BMA Program of Study addresses select standards and performance indicators from the Business Administration Core, BMA Cluster Core, and multiple BMA pathways at the Prerequisite, Career-Sustaining, Specialist, Supervisor, and Manager curriculum planning levels. Pretest available July 1 – November 30.

Test Specifications

Weight of exam by instructional area


BL Business Law 1%
CO Communications 9%
CR Customer Relations 5%
EC Economics 12%
EI Emotional Intelligence 4%
FI Financial Analysis 22%
HR Human Resources 3%
KM Knowledge Management 2%
NF Information Management 4%
MK Marketing 2%
OP Operations 13%
PD Professional Development 14%
PJ Project Management 2%
QM Quality Management 1%
RM Risk Management 1%
SM Strategic Management 5%

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Online Testing Process
All exams must be proctored by an independent proctor registered with MBAResearch.
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Prior to taking the exam, you must establish an "account" for each student.
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To Purchase
Your purchase of program-of-study (end-of-program) exam credits allows access to all available exams. Each time an exam is taken, one credit is used. All exams are administered online through our WebXam system (as used by A*S*K Institute and many state DECA associations). Unused credits may be carried forward indefinitely as long as your account is actively used each year.

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