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Education & Services (ACES)
Building 35200
271 Heritage Park Lane
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Tel: 706-791-2000
DSN: 780-2000
Fax: 706-791-3860
Hours: 0730-1600 (M-F)
Contact: Email

Fort Gordon Education & Services

The Fort Gordon Education & Services mission is to vigorously promote lifelong learning opportunities to sharpen the competitive edge of the Army by providing and managing quality self-development programs and services.



Military Testing | DANTES |


Testing by appointment only.
 (706) 791-2000
Military testing requires military ID and military uniform of the day.
Report 15 minutes prior to start time.  Doors locked at 7:45am.
If late, must reschedule.

How to Schedule Military tests.
To schedule an Army Personnel Test, you MUST have your unit prepare a DA Form 4187 requesting the exam. Your company commander MUST verify the request. The DA Form 4187 is then sent to MILPO for eligibility verification and exam scheduling or if you are an PSDR Unit send to testing center.

Army Personnel Tests:

The Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) is a computer-based test battery used to predict the success of a student in aciation training programs.The test is used as a primary selection instrument.

The Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) uses the AFCT to evaluate in-service personnel who wish to improve your AFCT scores in order to qualify for re-enlistment, a MOS change, WO training, OCS, or ROTC. The AFCT is a battery of 10 subtests, from which 10 composite scores are derived. Study: Study the Reading and Math section of a GED Review book, review all subtests in an ASVAB Preview book and /or enroll and complete the FAST program.

The Army Correspondence Course Program (ACCP) exams evaluate your knowledge obtained from Army correspondence course material. These are proctored tests and graded at the Army Institute for Professional Development, Newport News, VA.

The Basic Math Science Test (BMST) is used as a diagnostic tool in the selection of soldiers for Prime Power Production Specialist Course (MOS 52E). The BMST is intended to be used as a predictor of an applicant’s ability to successfully complete the demanding academic training phase of the program.
Study: Math and science

The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is designed to measure achievement in reading, math, language, and spelling.
All soldiers attending an NCOES course, submitting a CID or WO packet and self-evaluation or other reasons are required to take the TABE Level A Math and Reading subtests. All soldiers with a GT score less than 100 are required to take the TABE Level 9A all subtests within 60 days of their in-processing at the Education Center. Your test performance will be used by the counselor to assist you in academic remediation.


Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Support (DANTES)

All exams MUST be approved and scheduled by an Army Guidance Counselor at the Fort Gordon Education Center .

Effective 20 November 2010, DANTES will only fund a Service member's initial examination fee for each subject College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST (previously known as the DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) and Excelsior College Examinations (ECE) exams.  If a desired passing score is not obtained, retesting is available on a personally funded basis.  To prevent test familiarity and safeguard test security, the testing agencies will continue to require that all examinees must wait 180 calendar days from the last test date to retest on these exams.  If an examinee tests before the waiting period has elapsed, the test score will be invalidated and the waiting period starts over.

Test preparation materials for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and college credit exams are available in the Multi-Use Learning Facility.

College Level Examination Program - CLEP, DSST, and ECEP.
College Admissions Testing -SAT, ACT Assessment, GRE, NTE (Praxis Series), and GMAT.
Certification Examinations - ASE, MLT, EMT, MT and various others.
Interest Inventories - Kuder, Career Assessment Inventory and the Strong Interest Inventory.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Exams Only

The GRE is designed to measure knowledge and understanding of subject matter basic to graduate study. The GRE General Test contains verbal, quantitative, and analytical questions. In addition to the general test, the GRE offers numerous advanced subject tests.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Contact Prometric (800)247-8731 .

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Contact Prometric (800)247-8731 .

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)

The SAT is an admission requirement at some colleges. The SAT is a multiple-choice test that measures verbal and mathematical reasoning abilities. Before taking a college admissions test, check with the college or university you plan to attend, or with your education counselor to determine the appropriate test.

American College Testing Assessment Program (ACT)

The ACT assessment test is an admissions requirement at some colleges. The ACT assessment instrument consists of a battery of four academic tests which measure academic development in the following areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science Reasoning. The ACT assessment provides scores on the four tests, a composite score, and seven subscores which provide more detailed information concerning an individual's academic development.

The Praxis Series (NTE)

Contact Prometric  (800)247-8731.



DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs)

Testing facility supports the Speech (DSST) (paper based testing); all other DSSTs computer based testing.

Business (DSST)

Introduction to Business Money and Banking
Business Law II Organizational Behavior
Introduction to Computing Human Resource Management
Finance, Principles of Personal Finance
Financial Accounting, Principles of Supervision, Principles of
Management Information Systems Business Mathematics
Bus Ethics & Society

Humanities (DSST)

Ethics in America World Religions, Introduction
Principles of Public Speaking

Mathematics (DSST)

Fundamentals of College Algebra Principles of Statistics

Sciences (DSST)

Astronomy Physical Science, Principles
Physical Geology Here's to Your Health
Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet  

Social Sciences (DSST)

Art of the Western World Foundations of Education
Western Europe since 1945 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
An Intro. to the Modern Middle East General Anthropology
Human/Cultural Geography Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union Introduction to Law Enforcement
A History of the Vietnam War Criminal Justice
The Civil War and Reconstruction Fundamental of Counseling

Applied Technology (DSST)

Technical Writing  

Excelsior College Examination Program (ECE)

Arts and Sciences (ECE)

Abnormal Psychology Life Span Developmental Psychology
American Dream Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology Organizational Behavior
Bioethics: Philosophical Issues Pathophysiology
Cultural Diversity Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
English Composition Research Methods in Psychology
Ethics: Theory & Practice World Conflicts
Foundations of Gerontology World Population
Juvenile Delinquency  

Business (ECE)

Ethics: Theory and Practice Labor Relations
Human Resource Management Organizational Behavior

Education (ECE)

Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

Health Sciences (ECE)

Foundations of Gerontology Psychology of Adulthood & Aging
Human Resources Management  

Nursing (ECE)

Nursing: Associate Level Nursing: Baccalaureate Level
Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Safety Community-Focused Nursing
Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Differences Management in Nursing
Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Chronicity Research in Nursing
Essentials of Nursing Care: Reproductive Health Adult Nursing
Health Differences Across the Life Span 1 Maternal & Child Nursing
Health Differences Across the Life Span 2 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Health Differences Across the Life Span 3  
Transition to the Registered Professional Nurse Role  
Fundamentals of Nursing  
Maternal & Child Nursing  
Maternity Nursing  

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Business (CLEP)

Financial Accounting Management, Principles of
Business Law, Introductory Marketing, Principles of

Data Processing (CLEP)

Information System & Computer Applications

English Composition (CLEP)

College Composition Modular (without Essay)  
College Composition  (with Essay)  

Government (CLEP)

American Government

History (CLEP)

History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877 Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present

Humanities (CLEP)

American Literature English Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting of Literature Humanities

Language (CLEP)

French Spanish

Mathematics (CLEP)

College Mathematics Pre-Calculus
College Algebra Calculus

Natural Sciences (CLEP)

Biology Chemistry
Natural Sciences  

Psychology (CLEP)

Educational Psychology, Introduction to Human Growth & Development
Psychology, Introductory  

Social Sciences (CLEP)

Macroeconomics, Principles of Sociology, Introductory
Microeconomics, Principles of  

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