Professional Certifications

Contact Information

Charlotte McGowan
Director of Academic Assessment and Testing Services

Testing Center Hours

Dowagiac Campus
David C. Briegel Building,
Room 1103

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Southwestern Michigan College Academic Assessment & Testing Services is a proctor or testing site for several professional certifications. You will need to go to the individual web sites listed below to register for the test.

College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)

College credit for what you already know
CLEP website

National League for Nursing (NLN)

Nursing exams
NLN website


NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination)
HESI website

Castle Worldwide

Certification and licensure
Castle Worldwide website

ETA International

Electronics Certifications
ETA International website


Computer based testing
Comira website


National Career Readiness Certificate
Workkeys website

Public Safety & Municipal Government

Empco Incorporated
Empco Incorporated website