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New Testing Services Available


May 31, 2006

Ketchikan, Alaska - The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Learning Center has switched vendors for information technology exams. The Learning Centers proctors these exams for community members and beyond. UAS Ketchikan Learning Center is the only site in Southeast Alaska to offer these testing services.

Pearson VUE Test Center has authorized UAS Ketchikan to offer the following exams in the Learning Center: ACSM; Adobe; Agilent Technologies; Altiris; American College; Avaya Inc. Testing; BindView; BMC Software; Brocade Communications; Business Objects; Check Point Software Technologies; Cisco Systems, Inc.; CIW; CommVault Systems, Inc.; CompTIA Testing; CWNP; Dassault Systemes/ CATIA; EC-Council EXIN; Global Association of Risk Professionals; IBM Testing; Investors Business Daily; Linux Professional Institute Testing; Lotus Testing; Macromedia Testing; MatrixOne; McDATA; Microsoft Business Solutions; Microsoft Testing; MySQL National Instruments; Novell Testing; Pegasystems Inc; PRMIA Radware; RSA Security Testing; SAP Siebel Systems Testing; Siemens SITA Inc; Sun Microsystems - SAI Program; Telecommunications Industry Association; Tivoli Testing; VERITAS; VMware, Inc; and Zend Technologies, Ltd.

These exams are mainly industry certifications that allow individuals to upgrade skills or improve the qualifications.

UAS Ketchikan Learning Center will take appointments to proctor these exams. Tests are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Each exam has a testing fee which will vary from test to test. Exams vary in length as well. Pearson VUE can be found on the web at

The UAS Ketchikan Learning Center is open through June 23 with limited office hours. The Learning center will be closed from June 24 through July 31st. Students can call the center at 228-4560 for appointments for any of the above noted tests as well as English and math assessments and a variety of other industry-related exams Call 228-4560 for more information.

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus provides a wide variety of educational and vocational courses throughout the year. Many course offerings are available locally and at a distance via web-based, audio conference and satellite course offerings.


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