Central Assessment Department


The Central Assessment Department (CAD) is authorized to deliver internet-based and paper/pencil national, state, and professional certifications, licensure, admissions, and credentialing exams. The CAD has 24 computer workstations with audio and video monitoring and offers a thirty seat capacity classroom for paper/pencil testing.

Monday: 8 a.m.—7 p.m.
Tuesday—Friday: 8 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Test Offerings

ATI Testing

ATI Educator Services provides unique opportunities and tools to help nurses excel and expand their knowledge in the role as a nurse educator. ATI, Inc. provides the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The TEAS is offered every weekday of the month by appointment on the Raymond Campus in the Adult Education Center @ 9:00 a.m. except holidays observed by the college. Candidates register at ATI Testing.


Castle offers certifications that are considered high stakes examinations because they are used for potential employment and advancement. They safeguard the public by requiring the candidate to pass standards to enter into a profession that may impact the public such as engineering, nursing, etc. Certification Exams are listed on the Meazure website.

Site: ID 287832


PSI is the market leader in high-stakes examinations for the Federal Aviation Administration. The Assessment Center offers PSI testing is provided Monday—Friday by appointment. PSI is the market leader in high-stakes examinations for the Federal Aviation Administration. Register for PSI.FAA testing on the PSI website or call 1-800-947-4228.


We are an authorized Certiport center aimed at enhancing individual productivity, marketability, and value. We are certified to deliver the official Microsoft® Office certification program, the Microsoft® Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk® Certified User certification program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®). Visit the Measure Up website for more information.


Comira is a full-service testing company for licensure, certification, assessment and educational testing programs. Testing is offered 3 days a week at DAEC. To schedule an appointment visit the Comira website.

Crane Institute Certification

Crane Institute Certification is an independent certifying organization providing accredited certification for the crane industry. The DAC offers on-line or paper/pencil testing for CIC candidates. On-line testing allows for 24-hour feedback and remedial training. Register at Crane Institute Certification.

GRE® General Test

The only graduate-level admissions test whether considering graduate school, business school or still deciding. This assessment feature questions closely reflecting the kind of thinking done in graduate and business school. Potential candidates can register for a GRE assessment by going to the GRE website.

Iso-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT)

The mission of Iso-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT) is to provide secure, user-friendly, high quality, reasonably-priced computerized examination delivery services to credentialing bodies, and the candidates which they examine. You can learn more on the Iso-Qualtity Testing website.


Kryterion a full-service test development and delivery company that provides world-class online testing technology integrating item banking, test delivery and real-time reports. Candidates registration is through the governing body website or at www.kryteriononline.com or call 1-800-403-6199.

NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing)

The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) is an independent credentialing organization that has tested healthcare professionals and instructors throughout the United States since 1989. NCCT provides multiple qualifying paths for certification such as Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician along with many others. Potential candidates can register for a NCCT assessment by going to the National Center for Competency Testing website.

NCRC (National Career Readiness Certificate)/WorkKeys

WorkKeys assessments are the cornerstone of ACT workforce solutions. The assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance. Potential candidates can register for a WorkKeys assessment by contacting our office.

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE offers innovative computer-based testing solutions for licensure and certification examination such as but not limited to Mississippi Insurance, Pharmacy Technician, Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Oracle, and much more. Potential candidates can register for a Pearson VUE assessment by visiting Pearson VUE website.


This on-line assessment is designed to screen candidates for the FBI, US Customs and Border Protection, JC Penney’s, Transportation Security Administration (TAS), United States Postal Service, Verizon and others. Visit the PSI Online website or call 1-877-449-8378 for more information.


The Praxis Series™ tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. The tests are used for licensing and certification processes. Register at the Praxis website.

Proctor Services, CLEP, DSST, Residual ACT

CLEP, DSST, and proctored tests are provided for a $35 proctor fee. Contact us for more information.

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Testing) Program
  • Residual ACT


Marnee Tompkins
Director of Assessment
O’Desha Babin
Assessment Secretary
Taylor Dowe
IT Proctor