Academic and Training Certifications Offered

The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) Testing Center aids both students and community members in assessing their academic and vocational progress, which serves as “first steps toward the attainment of long-term educational and employment goals.”

UBEOC's Testing Center offers over 10 tests, exams, and certifications that lead to academic and professional achievement. It has trained examiners that administer assessments in a secure and professional manner.

For more information regarding the tests offered at the Testing Center, please click on the links in the table below. Also, you may contact Ms. Crystal Wallace, Testing Center Coordinator, at (716) 645-1990 or crystalw@buffalo.edu.

Certification / Test / Exam Certifying Board (if applicable) Website Program Requirements Exam Offered Onsite?
American Red Cross CPR / Standard First Aid American Red Cross emsassociates.com All Allied Health      Yes
CSPDT Certification CBSPD Certification Board SterileProcessing.org Central Sterilization Pending
Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist National Healthcareer Association www.nhanow.com All Allied Health (except Dental) Yes
Certified Medical Billing Specialist Medical Association of Billers physicianswebsites.com Medical Billing and Coding Yes
Certified Nurse’s Assistant Certification / Recertification NYS Education Department nysed.gov Certified Nurse's Assistant Pending
Certified Phlebotomy Technician National Healthcareer Association www.nhanow.com Patient Services Technician Yes
Customer Service and Sales Certification National Retail Foundation www.nrf.com All Vocational Programs (except Dental) Yes
Dental Assisting New York State Licensure Dental Association National Board

www.op.nysed.gov/prof/dent/dentasst.htm

Dental Assisting Program Yes
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification     ATTAIN (no requirement) Yes
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification     ATTAIN (no requirement) Yes
National Work Readiness Credential National Work Readiness Council www.workreadiness.com All Vocational Programs Yes
Registered Medical Assistant Certification American Medical Technologists americanmedtech.org Registered Medical Assistant No
Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) NYS Education Department acces.nysed.gov High School Equivalency Yes