College Credit for Your Knowledge

The DSST is a prior learning assessment program provided by Prometric. DSST helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. There are 30+ upper- and lower-level courses available in a variety of subjects. DSST exams not only can save you money but also can accelerate degree completion so you can begin your career! Visit the Prometric website to learn more. 

Subject Areas

  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Ethics and Society
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Money and Banking
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personal Finance
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Ethics in America
  • Introduction to World Religions
  • Principles of Advanced English Composition
  • Principles of Public Speaking
  • Fundamentals of College Algebra
  • Math for Liberal Arts
  • Principles of Statistics
Physical Science
  • Astronomy
  • Environmental Science
  • Health and Human Development
  • Introduction to Geology
Social Sciences
  • A History of the Vietnam War
  • Art of the Western World
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Criminal Justice
  • Foundations of Education
  • Fundamentals of Counseling
  • General Anthropology
  • History of the Soviet Union
  • Introduction to Geography
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Ethics in Technology
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • Technical Writing

Time Limit    

Two hours


Varies by Exam


Prometric charges $100 per exam and the fee is paid by credit card at the testing location.

Pasco-Hernando State College charges a separate $25 proctor fee, payable on campus at the College Store.


DSST is available at the East, North, or West Campuses.


1. Register for a DSST exam.

2. Once registered, schedule an appointment online