Credit for degree requirements and elective courses can be earned by achieving satisfactory scores on proficiency examinations. The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DSST Subject Standardized Test (DSST) are nationally recognized proficiency exams that provide students the opportunity to demonstrate college-level knowledge and acquire credit applicable toward degree completion.
For a list of NYIT course equivalencies for these exams, please refer to the following:
Information on finding a local test center, examination fees and suggested study material is available at the websites noted. When taking a CLEP or DSST exam, be sure to indicate NYIT’s college code as the “score recipient” to have an official report sent to us.
NYIT College Code
Please be sure to obtain academic advisement before taking proficiency exams, and contact me if you need any assistance with the process.
Associate Director of Evaluations
Office of Prior Learning
Room 219, Gerry House, OW Campus
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