National Test Centers

Military candidates can accelerate their degree plans with College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) testing. Successful candidates earn their degrees faster, most candidates save money on books and fees. Coastline is pleased to extend their National Test Center facilities nationwide to all active-duty military, spouses, retired military, and DoD civilians.*

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  • CLEP
  • DSST
  • Pearson Vue
  • College Assessment

Welcome to Coastline National Test Centers

Coastline's National Test Centers provide CLEP and DSST electronic testing services at no cost to active duty military. Coastline also accepts many CLEP/DSST course equivalencies in addition to the military credits students have already learned on the job. Most accredited colleges recognize the CLEP and DSST tests.

Most tests feature immediate scoring** so students can effectively plan their course loads for the semester.

Save time and money. Take CLEP exams.

When you take a CLEP exam, you can earn college credit at a fraction of the cost of a college course. There are 33 CLEP exams to choose from. Take the exams on your own schedule and get credit for what you already know.

NEW EXAM! Fundamentals of Cybersecurity FREE for active duty military, $90 for DOD civilians, military dependents, and retired military. Info here:

NAVY COOL Please refer to Navy COOL or Marine COOL to see if you're eligible for vouchers for these important certifications:


The CLEP program is proud of its long standing relationship with the DANTES to provide CLEP exams to eligible military service members, spouses and civil service employees. DANTES funds one CLEP exam in each of the 33 subject areas

College Board Website


DSST does not require exams to be ordered in advance. Simply reserve a seat at your preferred test center and show up on the date/time selected with two forms of identification. You will order your exam in the test center when you log-in. It's that easy.

Practice Exam Resources

DSST Website

DSST Updates

October 18th 2016

Please be advised that the Principles of Public Speaking Part 2 exam will be temporarily unavailable to students from 10/18/2016 - 10/31/2016. The exam will be reinstated Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

Pearson Vue

Pearson VUE offers IT certification and professional certification and licensure exams worldwide. U.S. Service members, dependents and contractors now have access to hundreds of exams on-site at military installation testing centers and education centers.

Streamline your Information Technology training and certification program with convenient procurement, assignment and tracking of resources from one online portal.

Pearson Vue Site

Coastline NTC Team

Department Directory

Monday & Wednesday, 830 to 1530

Corie Roberts

Camp Pendleton, CA
Elizabeth Mckay

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 0900-1500

Elizabeth Mckay

Pt. Loma, CA
Gary Misener

Monday & Friday, 800 to 1200
Tuesday & Wednesday, 800 to 1430
Thursday, 800 to 1500

Gary Misener

Holloman, NM

Tuesday to Friday, 800 to 1500

Wendy Spradlin

Pensacola, FL

Tuesday 0900 to 1300
Wednesday & Thursday 0900 to 1100

Roxanne Towles

Gulfport, MS
Department Directory

Monday to Friday, 800 to 1700 PST

Coastline Military

Fountain Valley, CA

Coastline NTC Locations