Testing Services

The purpose of Testing Services is to coordinate the administration of college testing. The office also provides testing for community members: High School Equivalency Testing Services, CLEP, certification testing, and proctoring of Distance Education exams to citizens in the College’s five-county service area.


             Testing dates are typically added only 2-3 weeks in advance - check back frequently for added dates/times.  Email Testing@NortheastState.edu if you have any questions on dates/times.

The Testing Centers in Blountville and Kingsport have video surveillance.

At the Blountville campus, please park in lots that do NOT require a permit. Below is a campus map for Blountville showing how to find the Testing Center, C2303.

Northeast State Community College testing center parking map

Payment for all exams, except A2 nursing and ACCUPLACER(R) Kingsprt, is in-person at the Business Office at each campus location.  In Blountville, the cashier is located in the General Studies Building, C2407.  Information on payment for A2 Nursing and ACCUPLACER (R) Kingsport are included when you choose that exam below.

Fall graduates - Dates for the Exit Exam are now availalbe!

Registration for A2 Nursing is now open - follow steps below under A2 - Nursing Entrance Exam.


Available Tests

 Visit the following sites for more information on each available test and to schedule a test date.  

A2 - Nursing Entrance Exam ACCUPLACER® - Placement Test CLEP(R)  Distance Learners/Employer Certification Exit Exam  EMS Certification Exam HiSET - Formerly GED  INFS Credit-by-Exam Make-Up Tests Math Department Testing Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) ETS Praxis TN eCampus  WorkKeys

    For additional tips on study skills and test-taking, please visit  TestTakingTips.com.

    Testing Services Guidelines

     Please review the Testing Services Guidelines and information for each test before scheduling a test date.

    Testing Locations

    Blountville Testing Center
    C2303, General Studies Building, Northeast State at Blountville
    2425 Highway 75, P.O. Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617

    Elizabethton Testing Center  
    E122, Northeast State at Elizabethton
    386 Highway 91 N, Elizabethton, TN 37643 

    Johnson City Testing Center 
    J1011, Northeast State at Johnson City
    101 E. Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604

    Kingsport Testing Center  
    BWH134, Blazier-Wilson Hall, Northeast State at Kingsport
    222 W. Main Street, Kingsport, TN 37660

    Some tests have a testing fee.  This information is provided with each available test listed above.  No payment is required in the registration system, RegisterBlast.  Follow the directions with each test on how to pay online or to pay at the Cashier's Office on campus.  Testing Services staff cannot accept payments.                      

    ACCUPLACER®, College-Level Examination Program®, and CLEP® are registered trademarks of The College Board. ETS® is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service. NCRC® is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. 


    Melissa Ramsey

    Kathy Albright 

    Denise Walker
    Dean of Student Services

    Kyle Wiaranowski

    Patty Seeger

    Tammy Carter
    Proctor - Kingsoprt

      Office Hours

    Monday – Friday
    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Office Room C2301, General Studies, Blountville

    Testing Center - C2303

    Contact Us

    Phone: 423.354.5358
    Email: testing@NortheastState.edu