The Testing Center provides test administration and proctoring for Chattanooga State students, distance learners, placement testing,credentialing exams and serves as an official High School Equivalency Exam Testing site for this region.
This test is given to prospective students under 21 years of age who have enrolled at Chattanooga State. The scores from this test are not transferable to other universities and colleges. The residual test consists of 4 parts: English, Math, Reading and Science.
Scores will be received at the conclusion of the exam.
The Testing Center administers several different career interest tests based on recommendations from your advisors and counselors in the Career Planning area.
CLEP tests are used to grant credit for college level courses. Go to http://clep.collegeboard.org for information on courses available. Then print a copy of the CLEP registration form off this website and bring or mail to the testing center. An appointment to take the test will then be set up. Pay for the test at www.collegeboard.org/clep prior to the scheduled date of testing and bring the receipt with you to the test.
This placement exam is required for all students 21 years of age or older who do not have transfer credit in college English or Mathematics after you are admitted to Chattanooga State.
Chattanooga State courses that are fully online that must have exams proctored.
Chattanooga State instructors that bring Make-Up exams to the testing center for proctoring.
Beginning January 1, 2014, individuals seeking to earn a high school equivalency diploma will have the option of two exams: HiSet (High School Equivalency Test) or GED ® (General Educational Development) exam.
Individuals who have earned a GED prior to 2014, complete the GED transcript request form and mail with a check for $10 or come to the testing center in IMC 122. Please allow 24 hours to receive the transcript.
Only individuals who have not earned a high school diploma may take these exams. The choice is yours.
These tests are based on competence in reading, writing, social studies, science and mathematics. For more information go to: hiset.ets.org
These tests are based on competence in reading, writing, social studies, science and mathematics. For more information go to: gedtestingservice.com
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View the RODP help site for RODP exam information. All tests are given in IMC 122. A Chattanooga State college ID is required of all students who are taking the tests through Chattanooga State. Students enrolled in other colleges, must show their college ID.
This accommodation allows students enrolled in online courses at other colleges and universities to take their test or exam at Chattanooga State.
TEAS is the exam given for entrance into the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Health Information Mgt, LPN to RN transition, Paramedic to RN transition, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Registered Nursing, Respiratory Care and Veterinary Technology. The test consists of 85 scored multiple‐choice questions divided into two subsections: Mathematics and Reading. The test used is Version 5 Form A and we do not give the Science and English sections of the test. Note: There are program deadlines for each of the above programs.
Chattanooga State offers the TOEFL iBT test to individuals who would like to pursue their studies here at Chattanooga State. We give the paper-based test. The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.