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Testing Services


If you are not a currently-enrolled UNA student with a valid parking permit, please contact Kenda Rusevlyan at khrusevlyan@una.edu for parking information should you come to campus to take one of the tests we offer.

UNA offers you a variety of testing services, including the GRE, ACT, SAT, and PRAXIS. Information and registration for these tests are available on each test's website. Clicking on the name of the test will take you to the website.

If you took your GED test at UNA, you can call 800.392.8086 to obtain a copy of your transcript. UNA is no longer a GED testing site. Please contact Northwest Shoals Community College for GED testing.

More information about the GED can be found at their website by clicking here .

Tests Offered

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The testing coordinator's office is located in The Commons on the 2nd floor. You can reach this office at 256.765.4773 to find out more information about the tests you need. Click on the link to the test(s) if you need to find out the testing schedule. Some tests are given only at certain times and dates, while you must schedule an appointment to take others.

Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators:

The AECAP Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators (exam Code 5751) must be taken prior to acceptance into TEP/GTEP (replaces the AECTP Basic Skills Test). Information about test dates and registration deadlines is available online at https://www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/.

Praxis

The Praxis is taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.


For information regarding which Praxis test you are required to take, please contact Ms. Betty Phillips, Certification Officer, in the Educator Preparation office at 256-765-4860.

For information on what is required for test day, please click here.


Website: click here.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Website/registration: click here

Next test dates at UNA:

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • Monday, March 19, 2018
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)


Website: click here

Registration: The CLEP tests are conducted by appointment only and you can schedule your appointment through University Advising Services by calling 256.765.4773 or stopping by the testing office on the 2nd floor of The Commons.

To see which courses UNA accepts CLEP credit for, click here.


Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

Information: If you are applying to graduate schools in the area of business, education, counseling, English, nursing, criminal justice, and many others, you may be required to take the MAT.

Pearson MAT Website: click here
Testing dates: click here

DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

Website: click here
Registration for test: You must schedule the DSST by calling Kenda Rusevlyan at 256.765.4773 or stopping by the 2nd floor of The Commons.