Testing Services

COM’s Testing Center offers the following testing services:

  • GED: Registration and fee details are available on COM’s General Education Development (GED) webpage at www.com.edu/testing-center/ged.
  • Certiport/MTA and MOS exams: COM is an official testing center for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) for the Microsoft Office 2010 applications and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications. For more information on these exams, see www.certiport.com.
  • Pearson VUE Testing: COM is a certified Pearson VUE Testing Center. Pearson VUE delivers many tests, including the CompTIA, for clients in the licensure, certification, academic admissions, regulatory and government testing service markets. For a complete list of tests and to register, go to: http://pearsonvue.com/programs.
  • Credit by Examination: Credit by examination is arranged by a college faculty member. For more information regarding the Credit by Examination program, contact the instructional Department Chair/Program Coordinator.
  • Distance Education: Testing/proctoring services are provided for students enrolled in courses for which there are alternative delivery modes, such as Online. Students should refer to the course syllabus for testing procedures.
  • Departmental Makeup Exams: Under agreement with some departments, the Testing Center proctors a variety of makeup exams. Check the testing calendar for days and times.
  • CLEP: The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) gives students the opportunity to receive college credit for prior learning experiences by earning qualifying scores on any of 34 examinations. For more information, see COM’s CLEP webpage at www.com.edu/testing-center/clep.
  • TCEQ Certification Exams: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) strives to protect our state’s public health and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. COM offers TCEQ certification exams through Computer Based Testing. For more information, see the TCEQ website at www.tceq.texas.gov/licensing/training/cbt_occ_lic.html.
  • TExES: COM is an official testing center for the computerized TExES (CAT) exam. Contact ETS, http://www.texes.ets.org/, to register or for any questions concerning the TExES exam.

See the Testing Center website, http://www.com.edu/testing-center/, for business hours, testing schedule, and testing policies.

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