Certification and Licensure Testing
Kansas State's Testing Center has partnered with a number of testing delivery providers to make certification and licensure examinations accessible to students, staff, and the Manhattan workforce and its professional community. We are currently partnered with CASTLE Worldwide, COMIRA Computer Assisted Testing Services, Educational Testing Services (ETS), Pearson Vue, and PSI Laser Grade. Each provider offers certification and licensure testing to meet the needs of our entire campus community. Below you will find a list of the certifications offered by the provider partners here at K-State. To find out more information about the certification exams you must contact the provider directly.
CASTLE Worldwide IBT
CASTLE Worldwide, Inc. is a full-service testing company contracted by agencies, organizations, and corporations to develop and administer credentialing exams. Kansas State, in partnership with CASTLE Worldwide, serves as an area testing center for individuals sitting for a number of the certification exams offered through CASTLE. For more information on what certification and services are available to examinees or other agencies, contact CASTLE at (919) 572-6880 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comira is a full service testing company for licensure, certification, assessment and educational testing programs. We provide expertise throughout the entire testing lifecycle, including test development,computer-based testing and result management.
Comira blends psychometric expertise, candidate conveniences and technical innovation for an unparalleled customer experience.
With a dedicated team of professionals, over 500 testing centers, and technology to support even the most complex testing programs, Comira is one of the most trusted computer-based testing providers in the industry. COMIRA Candidate Center
Educational Testing Service (ETS) - PRAXIS Series Testing
Educational Testing Service offers the Praxis Series assessments, which states use as part of their teacher licensure and certification process. The Praxis I tests measure basic academic skills, and the Praxis II tests measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.
The PRAXIS Series exams are offered through Internet-based testing. K-State currently provides test information and administers the PRAXIS Series tests in both formats. Visit www.ets.org for more information on the PRAXIS exam.
Kansas State University is an authorized Select Pearson VUE testing center. Pearson VUE “delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network”. They offer academic/admissions exams and assessment, information technology certification exams, and state and occupational licensure exams. You can learn more about Pearson Vue's testing services or register for an exam by visiting Pearson Vue online.
PSI Services Inc.
Kansas State University is one of over 300 Test Centers within the PSI National Network of Testing Centers. PSI offers testing for certification and licensure, pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments and testing for federal government agencies. You can learn more about PSI's services, or get information on how to register for an exam by visiting their PSI online.