Testing Center

DSST

The DSST Subject Standardized Tests is a nationally recognized testing program that gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for learning acquired outside the traditional college classroom. The program is administered year-round by colleges and universities throughout the United States. DSST offers over 38 test titles in the areas of Social Science, Business, Mathematics, Applied Technology, Humanities, and Physical Science.

Northeast Community College offers DSST testing by appointment. The cost of the test is $90.00 and there is a nonrefundable $20.00 Northeast Community College administration fee due when appointment is scheduled.

Credit card is the only acceptable form of payment for DSST.

If you have any questions regarding DSST tests, please contact us at (800) 348-9033, extension 7281 or (402) 844-7281 or www.GetCollegeCredit.com.

ID required for all testing.

Cost and fees are subject to change without notice.

Registration Information

  • Select your DSST exam. If you are unsure of which DSST test you need, contact your academic advisor or the registrar.
  • You must schedule an appointment to take the DSST test. DSST paper-pencil tests are untimed. The computer-based DSST tests are 90 minutes in duration.
  • You must pay $20.00 non refundable administration fee to Northeast Community College before you can start the DSST exam.
  • On the date of the exam, you will pay $80.00 for your DSST test. Only credit/debit cards are accepted. If you are an “Authorized Military” tester you are not required to submit payment.

DSST

  • DSST exam credit will be entered on a student’s Northeast Community College transcript only if the student is currently enrolled or has graduated from Northeast Community College.
  • Every institution sets its own policies regarding DSST. If you think you might transfer to another institution you should know the policy of both institutions before you take the exam.
  • You can take two exams on any given exam date.
  • You must wait three (3) months (90 calendar days) to retake a failed DSST exam
  • DSST minimum score varies according to the exam –Minimum scores range from 44 to 48 on the DSST or 400 on the revised DSST.
  • DSST testing is computer-based. Computer-based results can be reviewed online at http://ibt.prometric.com/dsst and you should receive a printed DSST Candidate Score Report.
  • Current photo ID required for all testing.

The Day of the Exam

Civilian Testers
  • All testers must present a current and valid picture ID
    • Driver’s license
    • Passport
    • Or picture student ID
"Authorized Military Testers"
  • Service Members:
    • A current Armed Forces of the United States Common Access Card, and one other state or government picture ID with signature (driver’s license or valid passport)

  • Civil Service Personnel:
    • A current Armed Forces of the United States Common Access Card, and one other state or government picture ID with signature (state driver’s license or valid passport)
    • Federal Civil Service ID containing a picture and a signature; OR
    • Federal Civil Service ID without a picture and signature and one other state or government picture ID with signature (driver’s license or valid passport)

  • Department of Acquisition Personnel
    • A current Armed Forces of the United States Common Access Card, and one other state or government picture ID with signature (state driver’s license or valid passport)

  • Eligible Spouses
    • A current United States Uniformed Services ID Card.
ID required for all testing.

Accepted Tests
Northeast Community College recognizes the following DSST


Mathematics
Examination TitleMinimum Score RequiredCredit AwardedNECC Course Satisfied
Fundamentals of College Algebra 47/4003 credit hoursMATH 1150
Principles of Statistics 48/400 MATH 2030


Business
Examination TitleMinimum Score RequiredCredit AwardedNECC Course Satisfied
Organizational Behavior482 credit hoursBSAD 2510
Business Law II443 credit hoursBSAD 2710
Introduction to Computing 45/4003 credit hoursINFO 1010
Introduction to Business 46/4003 credit hoursBSAD 1050
Personal Finance 46/4003 credit hoursECON 1040
Business Mathematics 48/4003 credit hoursBSAD 1070
Principles of Financial Accounting473 credit hoursACCT 1200


Social Science
Examination TitleMinimum Score RequiredCredit AwardedNECC Course Satisfied
Human/Cultural Geography483 credit hoursGEOG 1020
Foundations of Education463 credit hoursEDUC 1010
Lifespan Development Psychology463 credit hoursPSYC 2200


NO CASH PAYMENTS ARE ACCEPTED.
ID required for all testing.
Cost and fees are subject to change without notice.