Exams for College Credit

You can receive credit for many core courses by passing college credit examinations. These examinations, which are available in numerous subject areas, provide a low cost way to receive college credit. The following programs are offered at HCC's Testing & Workforce Certification Center:

DSST

DSST

The nationally recognized DSST Program allows you to receive college credits for learning acquired outside the traditional classroom. DSST exams offer students a cost-effective, time-saving way to use their life experiences and knowledge to accomplish their educational goals. Currently, there are almost 2,000 colleges and universities that recognize the DSST program and award college credit for passing scores.

 
CLEP

CLEP

You can earn college credit for what you have learned on the job or from life experience through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). These computer-based exams, which are offered on the HCC campus, test your knowledge of introductory college-level subjects. By earning a satisfactory score, you earn the same amount of credit as a student who has successfully completed the same course at HCC.

 
 

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