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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Nov 26, 2022
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Student Services: Assessment and Certification

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.
  • Every testing candidate must have a government issued, photo ID to test.
  • All centers strictly enforce FSCJ’s Academic Honesty Policy.
  • Students are required to wear masks while testing. Centers are following CDC guidelines for mandatory mask and social distancing.

Testing for Distance Learning Students

Due to COVID-19, Distance Learning Proctored Testing for local online exams are offered mainly through SmarterProctoring Automated Services or ProctorU Review+. There are some limited proctored services offered by FSCJ proctors for those exams that are not compatible with Automated Services through SmarterProctoring. Learn more by visiting the Distance Learning webpage at

In addition, if you are a Florida State College at Jacksonville student and you do not live in Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Bradford, Union or Baker County, you can benefit from Florida State College’s remote site assessment services. Please keep in mind that the COVID-19 Pandemic may prevent you from seeking services at other institutions. Therefore, FSCJ is currently providing remote testing though SmarterProctoring Automated Proctored services. 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

Licensure and Certification Disclosure

FSCJ Career and Technical Education programs are designed to meet local and national workforce needs. If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, please check this list ( to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.

FSCJ is unable to guarantee the program will meet the requirements in any other state besides Florida.

*Students are advised to review the local and state licensure and certification guidelines for any changes or updates to their specific laws.