Welcome to Testing Services
Maricopa Community Colleges use Placement Testing (ACCUPLACER or CELSA) to assist students and advisors in determining initial course placement in English(WritePlacer), Reading and Mathematics courses. Placement testing is a required enrollment step for new students. Placement testing is free. For more information about the placement test and the testing schedule, choose the appropriate link on the left.
Please Note: We only accept Accuplacer tests in Reading, Writeplacer, Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra & College Level Math. We no longer accept COMPASS or ASSET exams.
The General Education Development (GED) test is no longer administered through the EMCC Testing Office.
For the GED testing site at the Southwest Skill Center at EMCC please visit the following address: ged.com or call the Southwest Skill Center at 623-535-2700
The HESI A2 exam is required for students applying to the Maricopa Community Colleges District Nursing Programs (AAS degree at any Maricopa Community College, and the Practical Nurse program at the Southwest Skill Center). The fee is $37.00*. The HESI A2 exam can be taken between 8:00am-1:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Fridays, it can be taken anytime between 9:00am and 12:00pm.
Students attending other colleges or universities may request to have a test proctored here with proper protocol and scheduling. The cost for proctored exams is $20.00* per test.
*fees subject to changeValid photo ID is required at the time of testing