Pearson VUE & CLEP

General Information:

  • Pearson VUE and CLEP exams are given at the NCC Mack Library Testing Center, located at 3835 Green Pond Road in Bethlehem.
  • Pearson VUE GED exams are also available at the NCC Monroe campus ESSA Library Testing Center.
  • Directions to NCC.
  • The Mack and ESSA Library Testing Centers have their own hours of operation.
  • For further information, call the Mack Library Testing center at 610.861.5329 or call the ESSA Foundation Library Testing Center at 570.369.1810


In the event of bad weather, it is advised that you phone the NCC Weather Line to check for possible closings before you come in for your exam. The Bethlehem campus weather line is 610-861-4595. The Monroe campus weather line is 570-369-1800 ex. 3. You can also check current weather information on college website.

If there is an emergency closing, NCC Online Learning and CLEP exams can be rescheduled by contacting the testing center on the next open day. For Pearson VUE exams, please call 1.800.TESTREG as soon as possible.


The NCC Mack library is an authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center. We provide certification testing for:

  • ACSM
  • ADP
  • Alfresco
  • Alibaba Cloud Certification
  • Amazon Web Services
  • American Academy of Financial Management India
  • American College
  • American Medical Technologists
  • American Society of Non-Destructive Testing
  • Android ATC
  • APBM
  • APICS The Association for Operations Management
  • Arcitura Education
  • Arista Networks
  • AT&T
  • Avaya Inc Testing
  • Axis Communications
  • Backbase
  • BCS The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Blockchain
  • Blue Prism
  • Brightest GmbH
  • CAA Global
  • CDA Exam Council for Professional Recognition
  • CertiTrek
  • CFRE
  • Chainshine Financial Training
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Chartered Institute of Credit Management
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Check Point Software Technologies
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • CIW
  • CompTIA Testing
  • Condition Zebra (M) Sdn Bhd
  • CPS HR
  • Crossfit
  • CWEA
  • CyberArk
  • Dassault Systemes
  • Digital Marketing Institute
  • EC-Council
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business - U.S.
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Ericsson
  • ESRI
  • Evaluation Systems
  • Evaluation Systems CCIS
  • Evaluation Systems Pilots
  • Excelsior College
  • EXIN
  • Filemaker, Inc.
  • Finacle Certifications
  • First Finance Institute
  • Fitch Learning
  • Forgerock
  • Fortinet
  • Future Learn
  • GED Testing Service
  • GIAC
  • Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • Global Skills Exchange
  • Globex Certifications Inc.
  • GMAC Assessments
  • Guild of Architectural Ironmongers Ltd.
  • Hack2Secure
  • Harvard Business School Online
  • Hitachi IT Platform Engineer Certification
  • HPE Certification and Learning
  • Huawei
  • IAB
  • IBM Corporation
  • ICRM
  • IGP & I Clubs
  • Infosys Limited
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
  • Institute of Chartered IT Professionals
  • Institute of International Container Lessors
  • International Association for Health Coaches (IAHC)
  • International Capital Market Accociation (ICMA)
  • International Federation of Inspection Agencies
  • International Qualifications Network
  • Intuit
  • ISA (International Society of Arborists)
  • ISDC
  • iSQI
  • JMA Certification (CPP/CPE/CPF)
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kali Linux
  • Kalinga University
  • Kinaxis
  • Linux Professional Institute Testing
  • Lloyds
  • Logical Operations
  • London Academy of Professional Training
  • The London Institute of Banking & Finance
  • LPI - Japan Testing
  • McAfee
  • Micro Focus
  • Microsoft
  • MO Agriculture
  • MO Insurance
  • NACE
  • National Instruments
  • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP)
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • NEAT
  • NES
  • NetApp
  • New York MACE
  • Nokia Solutions & Networks
  • Object Management Group
  • Open Education and Development Group
  • The Open Group
  • Oracle Certification Program
  • PA Department of State
  • PCI Security Standards Council
  • Pearson VUE Demo Japan
  • Pearson VUE Orientation Program
  • Pegasystems Inc.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • PMI - Project Management Institution
  • Postpartum Support International
  • PTI
  • Qlik Certification Program
  • The QT Company
  • RES
  • Ripples Learning Services
  • Riverbed Technology
  • Rocheston Press Pvt. Ltd.
  • RSA Security Testing
  • SAP
  • SAS
  • Sensiolabs
  • SHL Japan Ltd.
  • Software Certifications
  • Splunk
  • Strasz Assessment System
  • Symantec
  • Teradata
  • Unify
  • Unity Certification
  • Veritas
  • VM Ware Inc.
  • VUE Testing
  • WINS
  • WorldatWork
  • Zend Technologies Ltd.
  • ZTE

The Monroe campus ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation Library is also an authorized Pearson VUE Testing Center, currently providing GED exams only.


The NCC Mack library testing center offers CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) exams. Call the Testing Center for details at 610.861.5329. Please note that the Monroe and Fowler campus testing centers do not offer CLEP exams


  1. Choose and purchase your exam through the My Account registration portal at The cost per exam is $87 as of July 1, 2018.
  2. Call the testing center to schedule your exam.
  3. When you arrive at the testing center, remember to bring your registration number and your valid photo ID.
  4. There is an additional $20 proctoring fee for each exam you take. Payment required before you are seated for your exam. Cash, check or VISA/MC accepted.

Advance appointments are strongly suggested.

The fee for optional essays is $10. Optional essays must be ordered on an as-needed basis from CLEP. Once your essay has arrived via U.S. Mail, you will be able to schedule an appointment to take it.

For more information about CLEP exams, click here.

For a listing of NCC CLEP Exams and Departmental Challenge Exams, click here (PDF).