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BSC Testing Services receives national certification

Published: Apr 14 2020
Bismarck State College Testing Services has been awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) after completing their intensive certification process. This certification will be in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards. BSC Testing Services Coordinator Jessie Meckle was recognized for maintaining high test administration standards and for providing excellent service to a wide variety of students and community members.
 
The NCTA, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and high-quality service in the administration of testing programs, offers certification to college and university test centers that demonstrate exemplary practices. Criteria for certification are rigorous and are based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs.
 
BSC Testing Services offers a variety of testing including ACCUPLACER, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), American College Testing (ACT) WorkKeys and Assessment Technologies Institute Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS) testing. BSC also provides computerized and paper/pencil proctoring services for BSC students, non-BSC students and community members. All tests are administered under standardized conditions that are efficient, fair, and secure and all services maintain and adhere to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.
 
For more information regarding BSC testing and proctoring services visit bismarckstate.edu/testing.