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DSST

The DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST) is a nationally recognized testing program that gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for learning acquired outside the traditional college classroom. The program is administered year-round by colleges and universities throughout the United States. DSST offers over 30+ test titles in the areas of Social Science, Business, Mathematics, Applied Technology, Humanities, and Physical Science.

If students have any questions regarding DSST tests, please contact the Testing Center by calling (402) 844-7281, emailing testing@northeast.edu, or visiting www.getcollegecredit.com/test_takers

Registration Information

  • Students select the DSST exam. If students are unsure of which DSST test is required for their program of study, please contact the students’ academic advisor or the registrar.
  • To schedule a DDST testing appointment, contact the Testing Center by calling (402) 844-7281 or(402) 844-7708, emailing testing@northeast.edu, or visiting the Testing Center located in the College Welcome Center, Room 1252 or Room 1256.
  • Students will pay the testing fee directly to DSST with a valid debit/credit card and a non-refundable administration fee to Northeast on the day of the test.
  • If students are “Authorized Military” candidates, they are not required to submit the DDST testing fee.
  • Cash payments are not accepted for the DSST testing fee.

DSST

  • DSST exam credit will only be entered on students’ Northeast transcripts if they are currently enrolled or have graduated from Northeast.
  • Every institution sets its own policies regarding DSST. If students think they might transfer to another institution, they should know the policy of both institutions before taking the DSST exam.
  • Students can take two exams on any given exam date.
  • Students must wait 30 days to retake a failed DSST exam.
  • DSST testing is computer-based, and students’ results and score reports can be reviewed online at tcnet.prometric.com/dsst.
  • A current government-issued photo ID with signature is required for all DSST testing.
  • Where calculators are allowed; only non-programmable, four-function, handheld calculators may be used.

Civilian Testers

Acceptable forms of photo identification include:

  • Current Driver’s license
  • State approved ID
  • Current state or federal ID card
  • Current passport or passport card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Naturalization card

Military candidates must present a current military ID.

Testing Center Guidelines

Accepted Tests

Northeast recognizes the following DSST:

Mathematics
Examination Title Minimum Score Required Credit Awarded NECC Course Satisfied
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 3 credit hours MATH 1150
Principles of Statistics 400 3 credit hours MATH 2030


Business
Examination Title Minimum Score Required Credit Awarded NECC Course Satisfied
Organizational Behavior 400 2 credit hours BSAD 2510
Introduction to Business 400 3 credit hours BSAD 1050
Computing and Information Technology 400 3 credit hours INFO 1010
Introduction to Business 400 3 credit hours BSAD 1050
Personal Finance 400 3 credit hours ECON 1040
Business Mathematics 400 3 credit hours BSAD 1070
Principle of Finance 400 3 credit hours ACCT 1200


Social Science
Examination Title Minimum Score Required Credit Awarded NECC Course Satisfied
Introduction to Geography 400 3 credit hours GEOG 1020
Foundations of Education 400 3 credit hours EDUC 1010
Lifespan Development Psychology 400 3 credit hours PSYC 2200