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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Oct 21, 2021
2019-2020 Catalog [Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020] [Archived Catalog]

Student Services: Assessment and Certification Centers

Florida State College at Jacksonville assessment and certification centers are dedicated to providing access to high quality services for students. Our focus is to provide meaningful services to students while promoting the academic, career and personal goals of the individuals we serve. We adhere to National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines.

For your convenience, assessment centers can be found at each campus or center location. Additional information on each specific location is available at However, not every test is available at every location, so please research the test you wish to take before traveling to any specific Assessment Center. Information may be found at

About Our Centers

Many students will use the centers throughout their academic career, which may include placement testing, faculty make-up exams, and industry certifications. The centers’ primary focus is to offer a professional testing experience to our FSCJ students. For each test administration, there are guidelines for testing.

  • Testing is by appointment only; however, each center does afford same-day appointments.
  • Every testing candidate must have a government issued, photo ID to test.
  • All centers strictly enforce FSCJ’s Academic Honesty Policy.

Testing for Distance Learning Students

The Distance Learning program offers testing for select coded online and hybrid courses at the College. Testing is currently available at several Florida State College at Jacksonville campus locations. Learn more by visiting the Distance Learning webpage at We are currently able to accommodate a maximum duration of 2-hours per exam. This ensures that students can choose among testing locations, allows us to serve as many students as possible at those locations, and also allows us to serve those registered with Student Support Services who may have double-time requirements.

In addition, if you are a Florida State College at Jacksonville student, do not live in Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Bradford, Union or Baker County, and would like to take required assessments where you live, you may be able to benefit from Florida State College’s remote site assessment services. Learn more by visiting the Remote Site Testing Options webpage at

For more information, please contact the distance learning team at

Closer Than You Think

Florida State College at Jacksonville has several options for credit by examination whereby you may earn college credits for what you have learned in life or on the job. This may allow you to skip some courses and complete your degree faster. The cost of earning credit by exam is oftentimes less than half the cost of tuition, and don’t forget the savings of your valuable time!

Students may earn up to 45 semester hours credit towards a degree through credit by examination. Learn more by visiting the Credit by Exams webpage at