Tests Offered

If you are interested in taking a test not currently offered, please contact the KSU Testing Center at 470-578-4800 or by email at ksutesting@kennesaw.edu. We continually review our tests offered and scheduling procedures to consistently meet the needs of our students, faculty, non-KSU students, and members of the surrounding community. Your valuable feedback is critical to our success.

  • The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program. For non-KSU students, pass any of the 33 CLEP exams offered by College Board and achieve your college and career goals.  Check with your institution to confirm accepted CLEP exams and associated passing scores required to receive credit hours at your school.

    • Setting up your CLEP exam is a two step process:
    • Step One:  Register for and purchase your CLEP exam ($87 per exam) through College Board.  Click here and follow the instructions on College Board's website.
    • Step Two:  After registering for your CLEP exam through College Board, schedule your exam at one of our testing centers by clicking here.
    • On the day of your test, remember to bring your CLEP Exam Registration Ticket and your KSU appointment ticket (with barcode) to the testing center.
    • KSU offers all 33 CLEP exams to non-KSU students at both of our testing centers.  The list of all 33 CLEP exams is found below.  Check with your institution to see if they award credit for CLEP exams and minimum score requirements.
    • CLEP Exams
    • American Government
    • American Literature
    • Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
    • Biology
    • Calculus
    • Chemistry
    • College Algebra
    • College Composition
    • College Composition Modular
    • College Mathematics
    • English Literature
    • Financial Accounting
    • French Language Level I and II
    • German Language Level I and II
    • History of the United States I
    • History of the United States II
    • Human Growth & Development
    • Humanities
    • Information Systems
    • Introduction to Educational Psychology
    • Introductory Business Law
    • Introductory Psychology
    • Introductory Sociology
    • Natural Sciences
    • Pre-Calculus
    • Principles of Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Social Sciences and History
    • Spanish Language Level I and II
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
  • ACCUPLACER is a comprehensive, computer-based exam used to evaluate skills in math, reading, and writing. KSU Academic Testing Services administers ACCUPLACER for admissions to other institutions and for job requirements.

    Click here to schedule your ACCUPLACER exam.

    Test administration fees for ACCUPLACER other than for KSU admissions is $30.00.

  • DSST is an effective method to provide evidence of prior learning.  Prior Learning Assessments will help you accelerate your path to degree completion while saving you the time it takes to sit through a course as well as the additional dollars spent on tuition.

    While the exams are funded for active-duty military and their spouses, DSST tests are not just for those in the military. Adult learners, homeschooled students, and military veterans are also eligible to earn college credits through DSST.

    Pass any of the DSST exams listed below that are accepted for credit at your institution and achieve your college and career goals.

    • DSST Exams
    • SOCIAL SCIENCES
    • A History of the Vietnam War
    • Art of the Western World
    • Civil War and Reconstruction
    • Criminal Justice
    • Foundations of Education
    • Fundamentals of of Counseling
    • General Anthropology
    • Human/Cultural Geography
    • Introduction to Law Enforcement
    • Introduction to Modern Middle East
    • Lifespan Development Psychology
    • Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
    • Substance Abuse
    • Western Europe Since 1945
    • PHYSICAL SCIENCES
    • Astronomy
    • Environment & Humanity
    • Here's to Your Health
    • Physical Geology
    • Principles of Physical Science
    • HUMANITIES
    • Ethics in America
    • Intro to World Religion
    • Principles of Public Speaking
    • BUSINESS
    • Business Ethics & Society
    • Business Law II
    • Business Math
    • Human Resource Management
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introduction to Computing
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Personal Finance
    • Principles of Financial Accounting
    • Principles of Supervision
    • Management Information Systems
    • Money and Banking
    • MATHEMATICS
    • Fundamentals of College Algebra
    • Principles of Statistics
    • TECHNOLOGY
    • Technical Writing

     

  • eCore—short for electronic core-curriculum—allows University System of Georgia (USG) students the opportunity to complete their first two years of their collegiate careers in an online environment. eCore courses are taught entirely online, except for the occasional proctored exam. eCore courses are designed, developed, taught and supported by faculty and staff from the USG.

    eCore classes require at least one proctored exam during the course of study.  Your eCore class instructor will provide you information regarding your exam.  When directed by your instructor, follow the steps below to set up your eCore exam at one of our testing centers.

    • After registering for your eCore exam through RegisterBlast, reserve your seat at the testing center of your choice by clicking here.  There is a $25.00 test administration fee foreCore exams.
      • On test day, remember to bring your eCore registration ticket and your KSU testing center appointment ticket (with bar code).
  • The Testing Center provides a proctored environment for KSU students to take course exams. No appointment should be made without first obtaining faculty approval. The center offers testing for students enrolled in online, hybrid, or on-campus courses. Students may schedule final exams, semester exams, make-up exams or convenience exams at the direction of their professor.

    When faculty approval is obtained, register for the exam by clicking here.  

    The following fees apply to faculty directed exams:

    • KSU Online Course Final Exam:  No Fee
    • KSU Hybrid Course Final Exam:  $15.00
    • Make-Up Exam (all course types):  $20.00
    • Convenience Exam (all course types): $30.00

    On test day, remember to bring your KSU testing center appointment ticket (with bar code). 

  • The Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators® (GACE®) is Georgia’s state-approved educator certification assessment program. These computer-delivered assessments have been developed by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) and Educational Testing Service (ETS).

    The purpose of the GACE assessments is to help the GaPSC ensure that candidates have the knowledge and skills needed to perform the job of an educator in Georgia’s public schools.

    Click here to learn more about GACE and to register for your exam.

  • The MAT is a graduate admissions test accepted by many institutions. It is administered in 60 minutes and priced well under other graduate admission exams. The MAT represents an excellent option for candidates applying to any of the hundreds of graduate programs that accept MAT scores for admission. Check to ensure that your targeted institution accepts the MAT prior to registering for the exam – MAT Score Recipient Codes

    • To register for your MAT, click here.
    • There is a $90.00 test administration fee for the MAT.
    • On test day, remember to bring your KSU testing center appointment ticket (with bar code).
  • KSU is committed to offering testing services to local community members. One way we do this is by offering professional certification exams through Pearson VUE.

    Pearson VUE is a leading provider of licensing examinations for state and federal regulatory bodies in the US. It has a wide range of contracts to assess and certify professionals in the information technology, real estate, insurance, mortgage broking, contracting, employment and health care industries.

    Candidates can register for Pearson VUE exams by clicking here or by calling 1-800-704-3613 for assistance. For additional questions about Pearson VUE registration, contact the KSU Academic Testing Services team at 470-578-4800.

    Click here to view a list of exams offered by Pearson VUE.

  • For students from other colleges, the KSU Center will provide proctoring services at the request of your instructor.  Students in need of this service should have their instructor complete a proctored exam request form, and return the form to the KSU Testing Center at least two weeks before the exam.  Students can submit the form by emailing a signed, scanned document to ksutesting@kennesaw.edu, or by hand carrying the document to testing center staff member.

    Non-KSU students will register for proctored exams, reserve a seat in the testing lab, and pay the proctoring fee by visiting the following link: click here.  There is a $30.00 test administration fee for proctoring services.

    On test day, remember to bring your KSU testing center appointment ticket (with bar code).

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