Nightingale College DSST Policy
Nightingale College welcomes learners from a wide variety of backgrounds and learning experiences. We recognize their prior learning by accepting DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST) exams.
For More Information about the DSST, log on to www.getcollegecredit.com.
Learners who achieve at least the minimum required scores on DSST can earn the credits and associated course exemptions listed below.
|DSST Exam Title||SemesterHours||Minimum Score|
|A History of the Vietnam War||3||400|
|An Introduction to the Modern Middle East||3||47*|
|Art of the Western World||3||400|
|Civil War and Reconstruction||3||400|
|Environment and Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet||3||400|
|Ethics in America||3||400|
|Introduction to World Religions||3||400|
|Principles of Public Speaking||3||400|
|Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union||3||45*|
|Fundamentals of College Algebra||3||400|
|Principles of Statistics||3||400|
|Principles of Physical Science I||3||400|
|Lifespan Developmental Psychology||3||400|
*Test scores yet to be updated to the criterion-reference methodology by DSST
To have credit posted to your Nightingale College academic record, please follow these steps:
- Print and complete the first section of the Application for DSST Test Credit Form. Click here to print the Application for DSST Test Credit Form.
- Attach an official copy of your DSST scores.
- Submit completed application and DSST scores to the Admissions Office.