ACT (National) -- American College Testing Program
The ACT is a paper-based test.
People of all ages and grade levels are eligible to take the ACT. Most students can register online and do not need a Register-by-Mail packet.
IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that is paper-based. The test consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. The ACT Plus Writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 30-minute Writing Test.
ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the U.S.
The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete, including a short break (or just over four hours if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing). Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes (plus 30 minutes if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing).
The ACT is administered on six test dates within the United States, U.S. territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada — September, October, December, February, April, and June. In other locations, the ACT is administered on all of the above dates except September, and the ACT Plus Writing is not available on the February test date. Registration is completed online for this exam.
You may request ONLY ONE Register-by-Mail Packet if:
- You are younger than 13 years old, or
- You do not have a credit card or serialized voucher/waiver to pay the fee
- You are an individual student. [Educational institutions or government agencies should use the counselor order form.]
It will be sent via U.S. mail, FedEx, or comparable service. Allow 7–10 working days for delivery.
DAY OF THE TEST
Students should report to the Ralph Abernathy Annex building, no later than 8:30 a.m. on test day. Room location will be posted on building entrance doors. A picture ID along with an admission ticket, are required to take the test. Calculators are allowed. Visit www.actstudent.org for a list of prohibited calculators.
For more information go to: www.actstudent.org
MAT -- Miller Analogies Test
The MAT is a computer-based test.
IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION
The Miller Analogies (MAT) is a computer based test. Performance on the MAT is designed to reflect candidates’ analytical thinking, an ability that is critical for success in both graduate school and professional life.
Upon completion of the MAT Computer-Based Test, you will receive a Preliminary Score Report. The scores displayed on this report are still pending verification by Pearson and therefore, is not official, and cannot be presented to schools as a substitute for an Official Transcript.
The MAT exam is given twice a month on Friday's. The Reporting time is 2:30 p.m. Examinees must present a retest ticket if retesting within one year. There is a $70.00 fee, payable in person (cash, money order or debit card) or by phone (credit or debit card). Fees are non-refundable and must be paid two weeks in advance. Pay at Cashier's office, located (John Hardy Student Ctr.) or (334) 229-4198.
NOTE: After payment, please complete the MAT registration form under "Testing Center Forms". Once this process is completed your name will be added to the roster and you will receive confirmation by email.
DAY OF THE TEST
The MAT exam is administered in the Life Science Building, Room #102. A valid picture ID along with receipt of payment, are required to take the test. Standby testing is allowed if space is available the day of the test.
For more information and a study guide go to: www.milleranalogies.com
PRAXIS -- PRAXIS II EXAM
The Praxis is a computer-based test
WHAT ARE THE PRAXIS II TESTS?
Praxis II Subject Assessments measure knowledge of specific subjects that K–12 educators will teach, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills and knowledge.
WHO TAKES THE TESTS AND WHY?
Individuals entering the teaching profession take the Praxis II tests as part of the teacher licensing and certification process required by many states. Some professional associations and organizations require Praxis II tests as a criterion for professional licensing decisions.
WHICH TESTS SHOULD YOU TAKE?
Praxis II: Subject Assessments include over 120 different tests, ranging from Agriculture to World Languages. The test(s) you take depend(s) on your state or licensing agency's requirements for the teaching discipline you are pursuing. Each state that uses the Praxis tests, sets its own requirements for which tests you must take, as well as the associated passing scores.
Registration for this exam must be completed online at www.ets.org/praxis. Before you register for a test, confirm your state or agency's testing requirements.
DAY OF THE TEST
A picture ID or Passport are required to take the test. For more information go to: www.ets.org/praxis
COE -- College of Education Exit Exam
The COE is a paper-based test. No fee is required for this exam. The test is administered twice a semester, excluding the summer semester. Register for this exam in the College of Education, located in Abernathy Hall, Room 216. The essay must be 300 words or more, and all sentences and paragraphs must be clear, concise, and cohesive. Use transitions between paragraphs. Review the essay for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and usage errors.
DAY OF THE TEST
A picture ID is required to take the test, and your name must be included on the registration roster.
Prov serves the needs of occupational assessment and licensing markets. Prov currently provides examination services to several national and state organizations. While Prov is experienced in serving a variety of industries, construction testing is the cornerstone of their business. As a partner in their testing network Alabama State University’s Testing Center will be proctoring exams for one or more of the following clients:
• Alabama Board of HACR
• Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
• Alabama State Board of Auctioneers
Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors
Alabama law requires that each individual who is engaged in the Heating and Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contracting business or performing work as a Heating and Air Conditioning Contractor or Refrigeration Contractor to be licensed. To become licensed, an individual must first complete the appropriate application with the Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors. Once you have been approved for testing, the Board will notify you that you are eligible to contact Prov to schedule your examination.
Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
Alabama law requires that each individual who is engaged in the electrical contracting business or performing work as an Electrical Contractor or Electrical Journeyman to be licensed. To become licensed, an individual must first complete the appropriate application with the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board. Applications are reviewed quarterly and deadlines are posted online at the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board website. Once you have been approved for testing, the Board will notify you that you are eligible to contact Prov to schedule your examination. You will be eligible to take the exam within 90 days of the approval date. Failing candidates must re-apply each time they test.
Alabama State Board of Auctioneers
Alabama law requires that each individual who is engaged in the auctioneer business or performing work as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer to be licensed. To become licensed, an individual must first complete the appropriate application with the Alabama State Board of Auctioneers. Applications are posted online at the Alabama State Board of Auctioneer website. Once you have been approved for testing, the Board will notify you that you are eligible to contact Prov to schedule your examination. You will be eligible to take the exam within 60 days of the approval date. Failing candidates must re-apply each time they test.
To register for this exam, candidates must visit the following site: www.2prove.com. From this site candidates can schedule exams, download bulletins and purchase books. Before you register for a test, confirm your state or agency's testing requirements.
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