Students need to take the Reading and English tests at a college campus. Those tests are not offered online. The ALEKS Math Placement assessment covers the math requirement for admission and may be completed online.

Please contact a college campus testing center and discuss the testing schedule at that location. Testing schedules and contact information are available for each DMACC testing center by selecting the campus of interest from the following link.

Information about the ALEKS math placement assessment is available for your review. Please select items along the left side of the page to review more specific information.

Career Advantage students may access the following link for Directions to take the DMACC ALEKS Math Assessment (STEPS).

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