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There are 33 exams in 5 subject areas. Before registering for a CLEP exam make sure that your institution accepts CLEP test results for course proficiency credit. Every institution sets their own policies, so it’s wise to check with your school before you take a CLEP test.
CLEP exams are administered in a two-step process.
Go to CLEP to create an account and pay for your CLEP test and receive the test ticket.
Make an appointment with the Parkland College Assessment Center by calling 217-351-2432.
Bring the ticket with your CLEP information on it.
There is a $20.00 testing fee due at the time of check-in for your test, any exam requiring an essay, such as American Literature or College Composition, has an additional $10 fee.
CLEP tests are free to members of the military.
The Constitution Exam assesses knowledge of the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, State of Illinois Constitution, and the Flag Code.
SWIC - Constitution Study GuideICCB - Constitution Study Guide
The Constitution test is scored by the Illinois Community College Board through the Cook County High School and usually takes a week or two to get the results. - The test is scored pass/fail.
Retest (if necessary) should be scheduled with the Assessment Center.
FAA Airman Knowledge Testing (Drone, Instrument Rating, Pilot, etc.)
To register and schedule a FAA exam, call 1-844-704-1487.While registering on the phone, you can choose Parkland College as your testing center.
To confirm what is required for admission to your test, call (217)351-2432.
Visit PSI/CATS for more information.
The cost of $120 is for the four-test series. All previous test scores for any candidates that did not complete their GED prior to January 1, 2014, are no longer valid and the candidate must start from the beginning with the new test.
Students are required to sign up for a MyGED® account at www.GED.com and then they are able to access the dashboard full of information about studying, test day, scheduling, scoring, and college and career opportunities.
When students are eligible to schedule, they can go log in 24/7 to www.GED.com, click "Start scheduling" on their dashboard, complete the demographic questions, schedule one test or multiple tests at a time, and pay for their appointment."
When selecting a location, during scheduling, Parkland College will be available as an option.
During the registration process, test-takers seeking accommodations will select, “yes” when asked if they intend to apply for testing modifications (accommodations) based upon a documented disability.
After selecting “yes,” test-takers will receive an email with specific information on where to submit their accommodations request, which will include a link to the accommodations website.
Test-takers will be notified in writing of the accommodations decision, usually within 30 days.
Parkland offers assistance those desiring help with preparation for the GED. For more information, please refer to the Adult Education.
Visit GED for more information.
Pre-employment screening, video based work simulation for a variety of public services.
For more information, go to National Testing Network.
Candidates must have college level reading, English, and mathematics placements before taking the Nursing Academic Skills test (Kaplan Nursing Admissions Test).
The Kaplan Nursing Admissions Test is offered in the Parkland College Assessment Center (Room U 203) during the months of August, September, January, and February.
There is a $15.00 testing fee due at the time of check-in for your test, for the administration of the test.
For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 217-351-2432.
Currently, the Nursing Academic skills test is the Kaplan Nursing Admissions Test, for more information, visit Kaplan.
You may retest once per testing session. There is a 48 hour wait time between attempts.
For more information and scheduling please visit PearsonVUE.
Human resources, talent assessment, licensure, certification, technology, employee selection, and employee development.
PSI also offers Federal Aviation Administration tests. For more information go visit PSI/CATS.
For more information, go to PSI Exams Online.
Appointments are required for exam proctoring and cannot be made the desired day of the appointment. Appointments cannot be scheduled until the Assessment Center has the exam on site if it is a pencil/paper exam or the proper proctoring instructions/passwords if it is an online exam.
We ascribe to the policies and standards of the National College Testing Association (NCTA). These include the need to verify the identity of every test-taker, to keep all testing materials secure, and to administer exams under conditions that are conducive for every test-taker to perform to the best of his or her ability. All individuals are required to show a valid photo ID (such as a driver’s license) and to follow all Assessment Center rules (such as turning off and turning in your cell phone and any other electronic devices).
Parkland College is also an approved Accuplacer and ALEKS Remote testing site. Parkland College Accuplacer and ALEKS remote testing administration fee is $25.
All other proctored tests have a fee of $25.
Get/Maintain your license for Real Estate, Mortgages, Insurance, Law
To schedule an appointment with the Parkland College Assessment Center please call 217-351-2432.
For more information, visit Real Estate Institute.