Individuals enrolled in an on-campus or online BSC course that requires a proctor for their exams can complete their exams with Testing Services free of charge. Students must make an appointment at least 24 hours in advance and bring a photo ID to each appointment. All exams must be completed by 4:00 p.m. For paper exams, please see make-up testing.
Bismarck State College, a member of the Consortium of College Testing Centers, supports distance learning by providing proctoring services for students away from their campuses or individuals needing to take exams through testing companies or businesses. Exams can be either paper-pencil or web-based. Examinee is responsible for notifying the college/business to send all exam information to Testing Services.
Non-BSC students are required to complete the proctoring fee of $20 per hour, minimum of one hour. Debit or credit card is preferred for the type of payment.
Individuals can schedule appointments here:
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Additional Exams offered through Testing Services
ATI Teas Testing - Dakota Nursing Program
Register for your exam at www.atitesting.com. Visit https://dakotanursing.org/home-2/pn-certificate/ for test dates, frequently asked questions and more! The TEAS test is free of charge for Dakota Nursing Students. Students taking the TEAS test for a different institution will be required to complete the proctoring fee of $20 an hour upon completion of exam. The TEAS test must be taken by March, however, BSC Testing Services administers the TEAS tests between November and July. The scores are valid for 2 years.
Castle Worldwide provides computer based testing for certification and professional licensure exams. Bismarck State College is a Castle Worldwide test center with the ability to proctor exams for over 80 different organizations. For a complete list of organizations working with Castle Worldwide, please visit their web site. For questions on any of these exams or to register, please contact Castle Worldwide (919) 572-6880 or find your organization on the Castle web site. Castle covers the proctoring fee.
BSC offers certifications in Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) but is open for requests for other exams. Visit https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/ for more information. Proctoring fee of $20 an hour is required upon completion of exam.
Crane Institute Certification (CIC)
CIC provides accredited certification for the crane industry. Registration and appointment scheduling is completed through the CIC Web site. CIC covers the proctoring fee.
Take your proctored exam for real estate, property appraisal, home inspecting, land surveying and engineering. Visit https://www.mckissock.com/ for more information. Proctoring fee of $20 an hour is required upon completion of exams.
High school students can take the WorkKeys test for the ND Academic Scholarship or ND Career and Technical Education Scholarship. The sections include:
Additional information about each assessment can be found on the ACT WorkKeys' web site. A WorkKeys test can be scheduled through our online scheduler. The cost of a WorkKeys test is $55, or $20 per section if taken individually. Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card at Student Finance on the day of your test.
- WorkKeys Applied Math
- WorkKeys Workplace Documents
- WorkKeys Graphic Literacy