Welcome to the Professional Assessment Center!
The Professional Assessment Center is conveniently located in Building G on campus, behind the Library. Our state-of-the-art testing facility consists of 2 exam labs, with a combined total of 78 workstations. Each test lab is equipped with video monitoring and surveillance, and workstation dividers for privacy and comfort. We are committed to student success, test center security, integrity, honesty and customer service.
The mission of the Professional Assessment Center is to provide a proficient testing atmosphere for the campus and community. Our facility will afford test takers the opportunity to perform at their maximum potential. Our assessment amenities will assist students, faculty, staff and the community in maintaining the college’s mission statement related to workforce development. Our center will adhere to professional standards of the National College Testing Association and services that reflect positive post-secondary opportunities within the college and the community it serves.
Hours of Operation
General Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
last exam administered at 4:00 PM; lab closes at 6:00 PM
Friday – Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
last exam administered at 11:00 AM; lab closes at 2:00 PM
Accuplacer Exam – Walk-in Hours (No appointment necessary)
Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday – Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Contact us by calling (404) 225-4681 or email email@example.com
ACCUPLACER Placement Testing
ACCUPLACER is an integrated system of computer-adaptive assessments designed to evaluate students’ skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Atlanta Tech uses the Accuplacer test to determine which courses are best for you.
The ACCUPLACER consists of the following subject areas:
- Reading Comprehension
- Sentence Skills
- Elementary Algebra
Did you Know?
Walk-in services are available for ACCUPLACER testing. Please refer to the walk-in hours listed above. If you would like to schedule an appointment for the ACCUPLACER, you may register here.
Satisfactory scores on the SAT I, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, or ACCUPLACER test or a grade of “C” or better from an accredited post-secondary institution in English and Math (level 100 or higher) will exempt an individual from taking the ACCUPLACER test. Note: Algebra placement test scores are required for certain diploma programs and all degree programs. Test scores are considered valid for a period of five (5) years.
Click here for placement score requirements for all degree, diploma and certificate programs.
Click here to view important dates for enrollment
How Do I Obtain an Official Copy of My Test Scores?
There are two ways to request an official copy of your test scores:
In-person: Please visit the Testing Center with your government-issued ID and complete the Official Score Request Form. There is a $5.00 fee (payable at the Cashier’s window- Bldg B).
Online: Go to www.registerblast.com/atlantatech and select “Official Score Request” in Step 1. Follow the remaining prompts by entering all requested information. You will be prompted to pay $6.50 ($1.50 processing fee added to online payments).
Other Exams Offered in Our Center
Our Testing Center administers a plethora of exams. We not only provide testing services to campus students, but also to the community. Whether you are a new student enrolling into college, required to take a proctored exam, taking a professional certification test or making a career change, we offer a friendly and convenient environment conducive to your testing needs.
The Professional Assessment Center currently provides assessment services for the following exams:
- College Level Exemption Program (CLEP) Exam
- Comira Testing
- Georgia Department of Transportation Exams (RTT Exam & QCT Exam)
- Georgia Pest Control Exams
- GED Test
- Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI)
- Kryterion Testing
- National Center for Competency Test (NCCT)
- Pearson Vue Testing
- P.O.S.T. Entrance Exams (Law enforcement candidates)
- Proctored Exams (For various institutions)
- Psychological Services Bureau (PSB)
- Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
- OTHERS Look for additional exams and services to be added to our offerings soon.
Testing Center Requirements
Small personal items may be stored in lockers (12″H x 12’W x 12″D) provided by the Testing Center. The Professional Assessment Center and its staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Personal items, cell phones and/or other electronic devices are the responsibility of the owner. Lockers are provided as a courtesy but candidates should use lockers at their own risk. It is encouraged that candidates leave items of value at home or lock in their personal vehicles.
Items Not Allowed in Testing Labs
- Purses, book bags, hats, laptops, cell phones, headphones, watches and bluetooth devices
- Calculators (unless exam permits)
- Food or drinks
The GED test is key to opening doors to college and a better career. Don’t miss this chance to turn one small step into your next big opportunity! To register and pay for the GED test, click here
If you require accommodations to take the GED test, please click here before scheduling or call (877) 392-6433.
The cost of the GED test is $160, or $40 per subject area. Candidates receive a half-off discount on retakes. You may take the GED test three (3) consecutively. After your third attempt, you must wait a minimum of 60 days before retesting.
The GED test consists of four subject areas:
- Mathematical Reasoning (120 min total, TI-30XS allowed on Part II)
- Reasoning Through Language Arts (155 min, 10 minute break)
- Science (95 min, TI-30XS calculator allowed)
- Social Studies (75 min, TI-30XS allowed)
Study materials may be purchased through GED Marketplace
Check out the video below related to GED and Pearson Vue test centers!