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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 Advancement or the Office of Admissions and Records for NCRC requirements for a specific certificate.

The NCRC exam is offered each semester at:

  • Learning Resource Center on the Dyersburg campus
  • Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County in Covington
  • Gibson County Center in Trenton
  • Any local Tennessee Career Center

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

Covington (901)475-2529

Dyersburg (731)286-8300

Humboldt (731)784-3552

Or visit our website at:


Do you have questions or need help making an appointment?

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

View NCRC Dates and Schedule an Appointment

Use Appointment Plus to view test dates and schedule a test online.