Serving the Military with National, Certification and Licensing Exams

Prometric supports U.S. military service members and their families in their pursuit of a college degree or career certification with national, certification and licensing exams. Whether active duty or reserve, military or civilian, at home or abroad, service members can take these exams at any one of thousands of test centers in more than 180 countries around the globe.

Advance Your Career and Prepare for Civilian Employment with Prometric Exams

Explore the many opportunities for professional development by earning a certification or obtaining a license in your chosen career field. Become a certified professional food manager, a tax professional, insurance agent, a medical assistant, and more. To find the exam that matches your career goals, review the extensive list of Prometric tests by searching for your test.

Make DSST Prior-Learning Exams Part of Your College Degree Plan

Leverage your field experience and get college credit for what you know by taking prior-learning exams through Prometric’s DSST Credit-by-Exam Program. With over 30 titles to choose from, DSST exams are recommended by ACE® for three college credits and funded by DANTES, helping you save both time and money toward your degree. Visit for details. For information about funding for active duty and reserve service members: refer to the DSST Exam Funding Guide; Veterans: visit the VA Website.

Use Veteran “Forever GI Bill” Education Benefits to Pay for Exams

Effective August 1, 2018, U.S. Veterans now are able to use their Post-9/11 GI Bill entitlement for national tests, licensing and certification exams—including prior-learning exams, like DSST. Also new under the “Forever GI Bill,” benefits-eligible exams are reimbursed at actual cost, up to $2,000 for a single exam. For a brief explanation of “Forever GI Bill” changes to veteran education benefits, read the VA Blog. To review the lists of VA benefit-eligible exams, visit:



Explore Military Service Credentialing Through COOL

Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) websites offer information for service members in each branch of the military who want to leverage their military experience as they prepare for civilian employment.