Admissions & Aid

Assessment and Certification

Providing access to high quality services to our students, community and faculty, while ensuring examination integrity in a secure and test-friendly environment.

Make a Testing Appointment

Note: For distance learning students who need proctored testing, you will now need to access your blackboard account to schedule an online exam. For more information, please visit Distance Learning.

Florida State College at Jacksonville assessment and certification centers provide access to high quality services to our students, community and faculty, while ensuring examination integrity in a secure and test-friendly environment. Our focus is to provide meaningful services to our customers while promoting the academic, career and personal goals of the individuals we serve. We adhere to National College Testing Association (NCTA) standards.

For your convenience, assessment centers can be found at each campus or center location – please visit Assessment and Certification Center Hours, for additional information on each specific location. However, please be aware that not every test is available at every location, so please use the links below to research the test you wish to take before travelling to any specific Assessment Center – and remember that most testing does require an appointment. 

Take action!

Learn how the assessment and certification centers of FSCJ can assist you. Whether you’re aiming to further your education, enter the workforce, or advance your present career, a broad array of services is available to meet your needs. For hours of operation, location and contact information, visit our assessment information Web page.

You May Be Closer Than You Think

You may be eligible to earn college credits for what you have already learned. A head start through various proficiency exams will reduce tuition costs and the time it takes to earn your degree.

On Your Mark

A number of tests, assessments and resources may shorten the track to your academic or career objective. Workshops, study materials and practice tests are available for certain examinations. Please ask for details through one of our centers.

Your Future is Now — Attain Your Certification or License

More than 400 certification and licensure exams are available. Most emphasize computer and information technology skills. Certification exams for insurance, dentistry, dental hygiene, massage therapy and legal assisting are also offered.

Testing for Distance Learning Students

IDistance Learning Proctored Testing is offered to all PR coded online courses at the College, as well as hybrid courses located at Open Campus / Deerwood Center. Learn more by visiting Distance Learning.


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Senate Bill 1720 Information


Effective November 2013 under SB1720, some students may not be required to take placement testing.

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