Additional Testing Requirements for AAS Degree Candidates and Certificate Candidates

Additional Testing Requirements for Specific Majors

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
  • 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 on the Dyersburg Campus, at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County, at the DSCC Gibson County Center and at any Tennessee Career Center. Failure to complete the NCRC exam will prohibit the release of the candidate's diploma or official copies of the academic transcript.

Register for NCRC