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Exams Offered at the Academic Testing Center

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

ASE offers certification for automotive professionals. Registration is done through the ASE Web site. Once registration is complete please contact the ATC to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring your ASE eligibility number on the day of your test.

Information is available on what to expect on the day of the test. Practice tests are available for purchase on ASE’s website.


Castle Worldwide

Castle Worldwide provides computer based testing for certification and professional licensure exams. Minot State University is a Castle Worldwide test center with the ability to proctor exams for over 80 different organizations. For a complete list of organizations working with Castle Worldwide, please visit their web site. For questions on any of these exams or to register, please contact Castle Worldwide at (919) 572-6880 or find your organization on the Castle web site.

College-Level Examination Board (CLEP)

CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the country. There are 33 different computer-based examinations in five subject areas. Passing an exam can allow you to earn up to 12 credits. The amount of credit you can earn varies with each college.
Minot State University CLEP Policy

Comira

Comira is a full service test company for licensure, certification, assessment, and educational testing programs. Minot State is a Comira test center with the ability to proctor exams for 30 different companies and organizations. For a complete list of organizations working with Comira, please visit their Web site. For questions on any of these exams or to register, please contact Comira at 1-800-947-4228.

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Accuplacer

The ACCUPLACER is an untimed, computerized test that allows universities to evaluate your skills in certain areas, and place you into appropriate courses. For Minot State University, the ACCUPLACER offers tests in English and math. Test results and placement information are available immediately upon completion of the test.

 

Crane Institute Certification (CIC)

CIC provides accredited certification for the crane industry. Registration and appointment scheduling is completed through the CIC Web site.

DSST

DSST is a credit-by-examination program offering 39 different exams. MSU is able to except a limited number of exams for credit. See Minot State University DSST Policy for more information about the equivalent course and credit obtained for each DSST exam. 

 

Iso-Quality Testing, Inc.

Iso-Quality Testing provides computer based testing for certification and professional licensure exams.  Minot State is an Iso-Quality test center with the ability to proctor exams for over 70 different companies and organizations. For a complete list of organizations working with Iso-Quality Testing, please visit the ISO-Quality Web site. For questions on any of these exams or to register, please contact Iso-Quality Testing at (866) 773-1114 or log in to the exam registration portal.

Kryterion

Kryterion provides computer based testing for certification and professional licensure exams. For questions on taking an exam or to register, please use the URL provided by your test sponsor. If you have any questions, you may also contact the Kryterion Testing Network Team by phone at 1-800-403-6199 or by email at ktnsupport@kryterionline.com.

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Pearson Vue

Pearson Vue provides licensure, certification, and education testing across all major industries. Minot State is a Pearson Vue test center with the ability to proctor exams for over 450 different companies and organizations. For questions or to register, please visit Pearson Vue’s website at www.pearsonvue.com. There website also contains additional contact information for individual programs.

 

Performance Assessment Network (PAN)

PAN is a leading provider of web-delivered, high-stakes testing and assessment solutions for major government and corporate clients, specializing in pre-employment selection, promotional, personality, and skills assessments.  Minot State is a PAN test center with the ability to proctor over 100 different assessments. For questions about any of these assessments or to register, please contact PAN directly at (877) 449-8378, option 2 or email them at operations_team@panpowered.com.

 

 

Praxis

The Praxis Series exams are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. Praxis Series Exams are offered on Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon. Registration must be completed through Praxis. There is also test preparation materials available through the Praxis Web site.

 

 

 

PSI

Minot State serves as a test center for PSI. PSI offers a variety of services for Real Estate, Insurance, Construction, Barber, Cosmetology, and other professional license and certifications. Please visit PSI’s web site for a complete listing of exams as well as information on specific exams. Exams are scheduled directly through PSI either online or by calling 1-800-733-9267.

 

 

TOEFL

The TOEFL test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. It also evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills to perform academic tests. The TOEFL is offered one Friday a month at MSU. Registration is done through the TOEFL Web site. TOEFL also has test preparation materials.

 

 

WorkKeys

ACT WorkKeys tests asses the cognitive and noncognitive skills needed for success in the workplace. Available WorkKeys test include:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Technology
  • Business Writing
  • Listening for Understanding
  • Locating Information
  • Reading for Information
  • Teamwork
  • Workplace Observation
Additional information about each assessment can be found on the ACT WorkKeys's web site. A WorkKeys test can be scheduled by contacting the Academic Test Center at 701-858-3830. The cost of a WorkKeys test is $15 per test or three tests for $40. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card at the time of the exam. Online Practice tests are also available for purchase through ACT WorkKeys's web site.