University of Arizona Testing Office Achieves NCTA Certification

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University of Arizona Testing Office Achieves NCTA Certification

Office of Continuing and Professional Education
April 30, 2021

The University of Arizona Testing Office has achieved National College Testing Association (NCTA) Test Center certification.

This certification demonstrates that the Testing Office meets the highest standards for quality and performance in test administration.

Dr. Craig Wilson, Vice Provost, Online, Distance and Continuing Education says, "In their tireless quest for excellence, our Testing Office led by Iris Kimbrough continues to strive for better ways to serve test-takers. Achieving NCTA certification, and doing so during a pandemic, is indicative of the professionalism and dedication of our testing team."

About the University of Arizona Testing Office

The University of Arizona Testing Office values the potential success that lies within every candidate and strives to provide up-to-date testing services, exceptional resources and an approachable environment where every test feels like an opportunity. All tests are administered under standardized conditions that are efficient, fair and secure.  

The Testing Office offers a wide variety of exams, including College Board (ACT, AP, CLEP and SAT), HESI, GRE, ParaPro, USMLE and TOEFL exams. As an authorized testing center for PearsonVUE and Prometric, the Testing Office provides professional certification and licensing exam services for professionals in industries from information technology to public safety to health care and beyond. The Testing Office also offers distance learning and correspondence exam proctoring services.

The Testing Office is located in the University Services Annex (USA) at 220 W. 6th Street in Tucson.

Learn more about the Testing Office online.

About NCTA

The mission of the National College Testing Association is to enhance professional testing practices, offer opportunities for professional development, encourage professional support activities and to advance collaborative efforts among testing professionals, testing companies, and other policy-making agencies.

As NCTA states, "Test centers that earn NCTA Test Center Certification provide evidence during the certification process that their test center upholds NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines. NCTA-Certified Test Centers exceed the expectations of examinees, students, faculty, staff and vendor partners."

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