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Division of Research and Graduate Studies


The ACT Center network offers:

  • Computer-based tests for licensure and certification in many professions
  • Skill-specific training through approximately 3,000 Web-based, non-credit, self-paced courses developed by leading courseware providers
  • Workplace skills assessments
  • Membership in a comprehensive nationwide network of centers dedicated to serving the community through workforce development and testing

For businesses and organizations, using an ACT Center will:

  • Offer you access to ACT’s extensive experience administering assessments for professional groups in many fields
  • Enable you to deliver training locally or remotely with appropriate technology
  • Provide on-demand learning opportunities for individuals or groups
  • Allow convenient assessment of job applicant skills through ACT’s WorkKeys system
  • Provide a facility with support staff and technology for training sessions
  • Offer backup to in-house training
  • Provide training and assessment in one location
  • Save time and money since employees using individualized, self-paced courseware don’t waste time on material they already know
  • Provide a broader range and higher quality of training than many small and medium-size companies can usually afford
  • Keep you competitive with major corporations at a reasonable cost
  • Provide computer-based professional licensure tests for specific career paths in many professions

For individuals, using an ACT Center will:

  • Give you convenient access to programs to enhance your skills and career
  • Provide a broader range and higher quality training than has been available before
  • Enable you to keep your skills on the cutting edge at a reasonable cost
  • Offer professional computer-based tests to further your career goals
  • Make it easy to take a test, because ACT Center sites are conveniently located around the country-most at local colleges

To register for online courses, please visit

For more information on how the ACT Center can assist your business needs, contact Eloisa Valdivia, ACT Coordinator, at (559) 278-0857 or via email at