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National Career Readiness Certificate

National Career Readiness Certificate

The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is an industry-recognized, portable, evidence-based credential that certifies essential skills needed for workplace success.

Students pursuing the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in the following majors must complete the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) exam;

  • Business Related Technology
  • Computer Information Technology
  • General Technology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Justice Services

Additional Testing Requirements for Specific Certificates

Most DSCC certificates require the completion of the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) exam.  Students completing a certificate should check with the Office of Institutional Research for NCRC requirements for a specific certificate.

For questions regarding the NCRC exam please contact your local Tennessee Career Center:

Covington 901-475-2529

Dyersburg 731-286-8300

Humboldt 731-784-3552

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Do you have questions or need help making an appointment?

Call Deica Disney, Information Research Specialist, if you have a question about the Graduate Exit exam or need assistance making an appointment to test at 731-286-3290 or email