Certification Exams

FE (Fundamentals of Engineering)

The Fundamentals of Engineering exam, under the auspices of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is a computer-based engineering competency exam required of engineering majors at the end of their program as a step toward professional licensure. Website: http://ncees.org/exams/fe-exam/ 

  • Cost: $225
  • Where: Administered in USU Testing Services, University Inn 115.
  • Scores: Typically availiable 7 to 10 days after the exam.
  • When: Registration is open and available year-round, but tests are given only on a two-month-on, one-month-off schedule throughout the year.  Available test months are Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Oct and Nov.  "Off-months" or unavailable months are Mar, Jun, Sep and Dec.
  • Register: at the NCEES website http://ncees.org/exams/fe-exam/

Kryterion

Kryterion is a global online test delivery company providing a wide range of certification and licensure exams for a number of companies and organizations (referred to by Kryterion as “sponsors”). Test candidates are usually directed to a Kryterion testing center by the company or organization that is asking the individual to certify or license. Follow this link for a list of Kryterion sponsors and tests.

  • Cost: Varies. Fees set by test sponsors
  • Where: USU Testing Services, University Inn 115
  • When: Time blocks available Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Register: Register as directed by the test sponsor
  • Note: Kryterion requires two forms of photo identification. Primary ID should be a state or federal form such as driver’s license or passport.

Castle Worldwide

A global online test delivery company providing a range of licensure and certification exams for “government agencies, corporations, educational institutions, and trade and professional associations”

  • Cost: Varies. Fees set by test sponsors
  • Where: USU Testing Services, University Inn 115
  • When: Time blocks available Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Register: Register as directed by test sponsor
  • Exams: BOC Athletic Trainer Certification, National Interpreter Certification, Sexual Assault Nursing Exam, etc.
  • Notes: Two forms of photo ID required—primary ID should be a state or federal form such as a driver’s license or passport

TSCS Testing

Part of the PAN testing network, “the leading web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys”

  • Cost: Varies. Fees set by test sponsors
  • Where: USU Testing Services, University Inn 115
  • When: Time blocks available Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Register: Register as directed by test sponsor
  • Exams: United States Postal Service, FBI, Transportation Security Agency; Jones/NCTI, etc.
  • Notes: Two forms of photo ID required—primary ID should be a state or federal form such as a driver’s license or passport

PRAXIS II Exams

Computer-based teacher certification tests, or Praxis, include content-area proficiency and certification exams in all subject areas of education. See your adviser for information on which exam(s) you may be required to take and when you should take them. Website: www.ets.org/praxis.

  • Cost: Varies, depending on exam(s) required. See website for more information: http://www.ets.org/praxis.
  • Where: University Inn 115.
  • When: Available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays only during two-week windows of "open" time, approximately one window each month.  See Praxis website for schedule: http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/.  During busy test windows some evening or Saturday sessions may also become available.  Log in to your Praxis account to check for availability.
  • Register: online at the Praxis website http://www.ets.org/praxis/register.
  • Scores: Scores are available online approximately 12 business days after the last day of the 2 week testing window.
  • Note: All registration must be done through the test company’s website. USU Testing Services cannot register you for Praxis II exams.

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