The Foster Testing office is here to provide testing opportunities in the areas of military professional testing, high school equivalency (GED), college proctored testing, career entrance qualification exams, as well as professional certification and licensure testing. We invite you to stop by to explore the many resources available to you.  We can also be contacted via email at

Certification Exams

MCCS Education Centers are Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers. We can administer a wide variety of exams including, but not limited to, financial management exams, medical certifications, information technology/cybersecurity exams, and more.  For a complete list of available Pearson VUE exams, please visit Pearson Vue's website. Also available are AMP/PSI exams.  Please inquire with us for further details by emailing

Military Testing

All tests are by appointment only. Service members are recommended to register in advance. On the day of the exam service members must be in uniform of the day and show their military ID at Check-in. Check-in for military testing will start at 0745. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please email or call 645-3944/2469.

Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT) 
This in-service equivalent of the ASVAB measures aptitudes and abilities necessary for a Marine’s or Sailor’s successful performance on the job and during formal school training. The AFCT is a computer-based exam and can take up to three hours.  An authorization letter is required to test.  Marines will not be retested earlier than six (6) months following the most recent retest.

Preparing for the AFCT Information Sheet 

Click here for an example authorization letter.

The Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) is available to help you build your academic skills before taking the AFCT/ASVAB. The course is self-paced and free of charge. You can register at Home | DANTES (

Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
This exam is designed to aid in the selection of personnel for language school training. It measures individuals’ aptitude to learn a new language and is 82 minutes in length. Registration is required by contacting the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email

Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
This exam is designed to determine proficiency in a specific foreign language. College credit is recommended based on the level of proficiency. Specialized language testing can be requested if computer-based exams are not available. The DLPT is computer-based and can take up to six hours to complete.  Registration is required by contacting the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email

Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
This test is conducted in the form of an interview via phone conversation for the purpose of measuring oral proficiency in a specific language. Testing will ONLY take place at the Foster Testing office. The OPI can be used as an alternative to DLPT when there is no DLPT for the language being tested. Please contact the Foster Testing office at 645-3944 or email for more information. Scores will get posted to MOL. 

Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB)
This exam is used in the selection process for all Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard aviation programs and other select officer programs and can take up to five hours to complete.  The OAR (a portion of the ASTB) is also available.  To test you will need your military ID and your social security card.

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
TABE stands for Test of Adult Basic Education and includes reading, language and math subtests. This test is available upon request for those seeking to request lateral moves into counter-intelligence or EOD.


CLEP and DSST exams are a great way to earn credit for experience you already have. This can save you time, money, and get you that much closer to earning your college degree. CLEP and DSST exams are available through the University of Maryland University College at their National Testing Centers located on Camp Foster, Camp Hansen, and Kadena AFB. To register for a CLEP or DSST, please visit


Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

The GRE is required for most graduate-level programs. The GRE testing program is divided into two separately administered programs, the revised General Test, and the Subject Test. The GRE can be administered at the Camp Foster Education Center.  Students will need to bring their personal laptop to take the test.  For details on device requirements please visit the GRE webpage at To schedule an exam time please email



The SAT and ACT can be administered through the Okinawa Christian School International (OCSI) in Yomitan.  For both the SAT and ACT you will first need to register and create an account with CollegeBoard. Please visit the appropriate websites for information as well as registration deadlines. - OCSI’s SAT Test Center Code is 67244 - OCSI’s ACT Test Center Code is 872640

Digital SAT

The SAT can also be taken digitally.  Before you take the digital SAT, you will need to run Bluebook on your device.  For more information on taking the SAT digitally please visit:


General Education Development (GED)

GED testing is available through our Pearson Vue testing center. To set up an exam date, you must create an account by registering on and selecting the jurisdiction you are testing under. You can call the GED Testing Service at the following:
  • 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433) (Americas Region)
  • +852 3077 4923 (APAC)
  • 0044 (0) 161 855 7440 (EMEA)

GED Study Materials

GED study materials can be found at the local library or online. Here are some of the online resources to get you started.

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