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 Mrs. Deidre Cole-Woodall, Testing Center Coordinator, at (716) 645-2872 or

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

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 All Vocational Programs Yes
Registered Medical Assistant Certification American Medical Technologists Registered Medical Assistant No
Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) NYS Education Department High School Equivalency Yes