Testing Center


Test Registration

The Academic Support Testing Center is located on the Parkville Campus, in Mabee 706, adjacent to the main computer lab. We administer ACT, C-BASE , CLEP, DSST, and MoGEA exams. Exams are also offered at select Park University Campus Centers nationwide. Register for an exam at the Parkville Campus only.


DSST

DSST exams are subject examinations by which a student can earn college credits. Check with the registrar or ask your advisor for information about what test to take to fulfill requirements for your degree program. You may also want to view the DSST website at www.getcollegecredit.com.

All DSST testing is done via computer, and will be completed in the Testing Center, MA 706. The total cost is $95.00. The $15.00 non-refundable registration fee is payable online at the time of scheduling. (See Cashier for cash payment of the $15 registration fee.) The $80.00 balance, payable to the DSST Program via a credit card* is due on the day of testing. [NO DEBIT CARDS, CASH, OR CHECKS ACCEPTED.]

* Visa, Master Card or AMEX only.

To view titles of DSST exams, passing scores, credit hours, and correlation to Park courses, visit DSST Correlation to Park Classes

NOTE: NO DSST exams will be given during Internet finals week. Please do not choose these dates from the online registration form calendars.

DSST exams are also available at the following Park University campus centers. Please, call the appropriate location for more information:

  • Charleston Campus - (843) 552-8301/8231
  • Fairchild AFB - (509) 244-2020/23
  • Henderson Hall - (703) 525-7275
  • Whiteman AFB - (660) 563-2846
  • Wright-Patterson AFB - (937) 904-4806

MoGEA

For new students entering teacher education programs: Park University will begin offering MoGEA on September 24, 2013.

Park University will offer the exam on Tuesdays at 8:30 am and Saturdays at 10:15 am.

Students may register for MoGEA as follows:

  • Go to http://www.mo.nesinc.com/  (the website of Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments).  You will register and pay the state fee for the exam on that page.
  • While registering on that website, you will be directed to go to the Park University Testing Center link to pay Park’s $15 administration fee.
  • Be sure to choose the same date you chose on the Missouri Educator Gateway website.  You will receive a confirmation email from us, informing you that we have you on our calendar.  It is okay to put the same date as your second choice.
  • Once you arrive, you will show the proctor a photo ID and he/she will log you onto a computer for the test.

 

CLEP

CLEP exams are subject examinations by which a student can earn college credits. Check with the registrar or ask your advisor for information about what test to take to fulfill requirements for your degree program. You may also want to view the CLEP website at www.collegeboard.com.  All CLEP testing is computer-based, and must be completed in the Testing Center, MA 706. The total cost is $95.00.

There are now TWO steps to register for a CLEP exam:

  1. Register via the registration link at the top of this page under Test Registration Choose your date and time for your exam, and pay the $15.00 non-refundable administration fee online by credit card. (See Cashier for cash payments.)
  2. Please complete this step before the day of your test. Starting January, 2014, all CLEP exam payments must be made by test-takers online through the My Account registration portal . This is a portal with CLEP.  It is not a Park University site. You will be required to pay the cost of the test ($80). Military students who are eligible for vouchers for test fees will follow the instructions on the website. In My Account, upon completing the registration process each test-taker will print a Registration Ticket that they must present at the test center as proof of payment.  The ticket will include a Ticket ID and a Voucher ID to be used for check-in at the test center.  (Students may also purchase study materials for CLEP on the site).

If you experience challenges with the My Account registration portal, please contact CLEP customer service at 1-800-257-9558.  If you experience challenges with the Park Registration link, you may contact the Testing Center at 816-584-6887.

To view titles of CLEP exams, passing scores, credit hours, and correlation to Park courses, visit CLEP Correlation to Park classes. Questions? Call the Testing Center, (816) 584-6887.

NOTE--Free online practice tests for CLEP can be found at http://www.cleppracticeprep.com

NOTE: NO CLEP exams will be given during Internet finals week. Please do not choose these dates from the online registration form calendars.

CLEP exams are also available at the following Park University campus centers. Please, call the appropriate location for more information:

  • Charleston Campus - (843) 552-8301/8231
  • Fairchild AFB - (509) 244-2020/23
  • Henderson Hall - (703) 525-7275
  • Whiteman AFB - (660) 563-2846
  • Wright-Patterson AFB - (937) 904-4806

 

 


Paraprofessional (MEGA)

Candidates with fewer than 60 credit hours and seeking Paraprofessional certification to work in Special Education and/or Title I settings in Missouri must achieve a passing score on the Paraprofessional test. The test measures competencies in English language arts and basic mathematics skills for practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. The Paraprofessional test is replacing the ParaPro Assessment. Students may register for the Paraprofessional exam as follows:

  • Go to http://www.mo.nesinc.com/ (the website of Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments).  You will register and pay the state fee for the exam on that page.
  • While registering on that website, you will be directed to go to the Park University Testing Center link to pay Park’s $15 administration fee.
  • Be sure to choose the same date you chose on the Missouri Educator Gateway website. You will receive a confirmation email from us, informing you that we have you on our calendar. It is okay to put the same date as your second choice.
  • Once you arrive, you will show the proctor a photo ID and he/she will log you onto a computer for the test.

 

ACT

The ACT is administered by the Park University Testing Center Staff only to students who are applying, or have been admitted to Park University. The total cost is $48.50 (effective November 1, 2013) and is payable online when registering for the exam.