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

Human Resource Management

Business Ethics and Society

Introduction to Business

Computing and Information Technology

Management Information Systems

Money and Banking

Organizational Behavior

Personal Finance

Principles of Finance

Principles of Supervision



Principles of Advanced English Composition

Ethics in America

Introduction to World Religions

Principles of Public Speaking



Fundamentals of College Algebra

Math for Liberal Arts

Principles of Statistics


Physical Science


Health and Human Development

Environmental Science

Introduction to Geology


Social Sciences

A History of the Vietnam War

Art of the Western World

The Civil War and Reconstruction

Criminal Justice

Foundations of Education

Fundamentals of Counseling

General Anthropology

Introduction to Geography

Introduction to Law Enforcement

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

History of the Soviet Union

Substance Abuse



Ethics in Technology

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

Technical Writing


Time Limit    

Two hours


Varies by Exam


Prometric charges $85 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 at

2. Once registered, schedule an appointment online