DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) – Information
Test given at Triton College Testing Center
Room A-126 (Learning Resource Center)
The DSST program, formerly known as the DANTES program is a credit by examination testing program. Colleges, universities, and corporations use the DSST program to measure knowledge in a particular subject area. Based on the achieving of a passing examination scores, candidates can received college credits to speed themselves to competency and life changing credentials.
The DSST program offers 38 titles in a wide range of college-level academic, technical, and business subjects. Some of the test areas are in subjects that people may have been introduced to through a hobby or special interest, while other tests cover material that individuals have learned on the job, such as financial accounting, banking, personnel supervision, and law enforcement.
A History of the Vietnam War
Art of the Western World
Civil War and Reconstruction
Foundations of Education
Fundamentals of Counseling
Intro to Law Enforcement
Intro to Modern Middle East
Life Span Development Psychology
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
Western Europe since 1945
Business Ethics & Society
Business Law II
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Computing
Principles of Finance
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Supervision
Management Information SystemsMoney and Banking
Environment & Humanity
Here’s to Your Health
Principles of Physical Science
Ethics in America
Intro to World Religion
Principles of Public Speaking
Fundamentals of College Algebra
Principles of Statistics
Students must submit two fees required at the time of test:
$80.00 per test payable to DSST with credit card
$15.00 per test, service fee, payable to Triton College with cash, credit card, check or money order
All test takers must present current and valid picture identification such as a driver’s license, passport, or picture student identification card. Expired identification is not acceptable.
Test-takers must wait three (3) months (90 calendar days) from their last test date to retest on the same DSST title(s). Any attempts to retest on the same title in less than the specified time will automatically generate an "Invalid" Score Report. This will cause the test-taker to wait an additional 90 calendar days.
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