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DSST by Prometric

The DSST - Credit by Exam program is owned by Prometric, the recognized global leader in technology-enabled testing and assessment services. Prometric is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland and offers test design, delivery and data management service to clients around the world.

The DSST - Credit by Exam program offers students the opportunity to use their knowledge acquired outside of the classroom (perhaps from reading, on-the-job training, or independent study) to accomplish their educational goals. While the exams are funded for active-duty military, DSST exams are not just for those in the military. Adult learners, homeschooled students, and military veterans are also eligible to earn college credits through DSST. Students can visit the URL below to review offered exams, test prep, and locate a test center. Thousands of colleges and universities recognize and recommend DSST exams.



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