Active Duty Military and Veterans Can Earn College Credit with New DSST Exam, Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

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SAVANNAH, GA., Feb. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nationally recognized DSST program, which offers military and civilian students a cost effective, time-saving way to earn college credits toward their degrees, will soon include a new exam, Fundamentals of Cybersecurity. More than 1,900 institutions in the U.S. recognize DSST and award college credit for degree-seeking students who successfully pass exams. Prometric, the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, administers DSST exams at more than 1,200 test centers in the U.S.

To answer questions regarding the new Fundamentals of Cybersecurity exam, DSST, Credit by Exam Program (Prometric) will host an exhibit (Booth #115) at the 2014 Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Professional Development Symposium, held from Feb. 10 to 13, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, in Savannah, Georgia. Find out more: To learn more about the CCME, visit

For over 30 years, DANTES has offered and supported voluntary educational programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of Defense. DANTES authorizes upfront funding of exam fees for eligible military at all test centers where Internet-based DSST exams are administered. The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit) has evaluated and recommended college credit for all DSST exams.

Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted and market-leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Committed to a set of values that get the right test to the right location at the right time and to the right test taker, Prometric supports candidates worldwide who take close to 10 million tests each year.

Through innovation, workflow automation and standardization, Prometric advances test development and delivery solutions that are better, faster and at less expense.

Prometric delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 8,000 test centers in more than 160 countries and on behalf of more than 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets.

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Source: Prometric