Academic Planning_Alternative College Credit _DANTES_DSST
Use this document to learn about alternative ways of earning post-secondary credit.
DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)
DSST exams are available to both military service members/veterans and civilians who are interested in earning college credit for experience, knowledge and skills they have gained. DSST, owned by Prometric, offers examinations in subject areas such as:
The website https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/search/dantes provides information on preparation, testing, scores, and other details related to these tests.
When you earn the score(s) that will allow you to meet general education, prerequisite coursework, or major requirements, you will save both money and time as you complete your program of study.
Next Steps: Review institutional websites for DANTES/DSST scores that will allow you to earn credit for specific course requirements at that institution. Then, check your credits using the credit check tool inside the portal.