Peterson’s Named Official Provider of DSST® Test Preparation

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Prometric and Peterson’s announce partnership to offer students online and print options for select DSST exam test prep.

Peterson’s, an educational publisher, and Prometric, a test development and delivery provider, are excited to announce their partnership making Peterson’s the official provider of print and online solutions designed to prepare students for select DSST® exams.

"Together through this partnership, we will be able to provide service members enhanced test preparation material and tools while continuing to deliver the highest-quality exam content that helps them advance their education while they serve," states Jana Von Bramer, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Prometric.

The DSST program provides students a cost-effective, time-saving way to use the knowledge they have acquired outside the classroom to accomplish their educational and professional goals; DSST exams are accepted or administered at over 1,900 colleges and universities nationwide. There are over 30 DSST exams that cover a diverse range of subject areas, such as social sciences, math, applied technology, business, physical sciences, and humanities.

Benefits of the DSST program:

  • Earn credit for previously learned knowledge
  • Advance your career and/or continue your education
  • Use your educational assistance money to enroll in more advanced courses
  • Make up missed courses
  • Graduate sooner

Last year, approximately 55,000 students took a DSST exam, with more than 52% funded by the military.

“Our commitment to providing dependable tools to empower and accelerate military students and their families’ college success remains strong,” says Dominic Rotondi, Executive Director, Peterson’s. “We’re excited about the opportunity to continue to provide outstanding DSST preparation to eligible military personnel and their families through our partnership with Prometric.”

Peterson’s offers practice exams online for 21 DSST exam titles, featuring three full-length (100-question) practice tests and one printable practice test. Peterson’s Official Guide to Mastering DSST Exams (Part I and II) covers 16 exam titles. Each guide includes an initial diagnostic and post-test with detailed answer explanations for each of the featured DSST exams. The guides also include complete reviews of each subject area to help students score higher and provide tips and strategies to improve scores on the actual DSST exam.

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About Prometric
Prometric offers its clients the ability to test virtually anywhere in the world through its proprietary technology platform and best-in-class test centers in more than 160 countries and on behalf of more than 350 clients in the healthcare, academic, financial, government, professional, corporate, and information technology markets. 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 more than nine million tests each year. Through innovation, workflow automation, and standardization, Prometric advances test development and delivery solutions that are better, faster, and less expense for its clients. Prometric is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS and a trusted, market-leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. For more information, please visit

About Peterson’s
Peterson’s®, a Nelnet company, has been the trusted educational publisher for over 50 years. It’s a milestone we’re quite proud of, as we continue to provide the most accurate, dependable, high-quality education content in the field, providing students with everything they need to succeed. No matter where they are on their academic or professional path, they can rely on Peterson’s publications and its online information at for the most up-to-date education exploration data, admissions resources, expert test prep and scholarship tools, and the highest-quality career success resources—everything they need to achieve their goals.

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