Testing Services

The purpose of Testing Services is to coordinate the administration of college testing. The office also provides high school equivalency testing services, certification testing, and proctoring of Distance Education exams to citizens in the College’s five county service area.


Please be informed you MUST complete the college’s COVID-19 Screen/On-Campus Sign In. Go to  www.northeaststate.edu (click on the highlighted yellow box) and answer all of the questions. 

The screening is only a few questions and may be completed after 8 pm the night before or early the next morning before you come to campus. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE SCREENING BEFORE coming on any Northeast State campus. 

PLEASE have your email or picture of screenshot ready to show at the check-in station. 

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  WorkKeysCLEP  Distance Learners/Employer Certification Exit Exam  EMS Certification Exam HiSET - Formerly GED  INFS Credit-by-Exam Make-Up Tests  Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

TN eCampus is using virtual proctoring for exams that require proctoring.  Virtual proctoring for TN eCampus students is completely free.  The only exception being on demand testing fees.  Please contact your instructor for further information.

    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.

    Contact Information

    • Melissa Ramsey, Coordinator
    • Kathy Albright, Secretary 
    • Denise Walker, Director of Student Services
    • Barbara Clark, Workforce Testing Assistant/Proctor
    • Patty Seeger, Proctor

    Testing Locations

    Blountville Testing Center
     C2106, General Studies Building, Northeast State at Blountville
    2425 Highway 75, P.O. Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617

    Elizabethton Testing Center  
    E120, 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. 

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