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Placement Test Information

Below are the parts of the placement test required for each program/major of study.

R=Reading; SS=Sentence Skills; DMA=Diagnostic Math Test


Parts of test required

Associate Degree Nursing R, SS, DMA10-80
 Cardiovascular Sonography  R, SS, DMA10-60
Dental Assisting R, SS, DMA10-60
Dental Hygiene R, SS, DMA10-60
Early Childhood Associate R, SS, DMA10-30 (R, SS for Diploma/Certificate)
Occupational Therapy Assistant R, SS, DMA10-60
Medical Sonography R, SS, DMA10-60
Phlebotomy R, SS
Practical Nursing R, SS, DMA10-80
Pharmacy Technology R, SS, DMA10-60   
Radiography R, SS, DMA10-60
RIBN (CFCC/UNCW Nursing Program) R, SS, DMA10-80
Surgical Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Accounting R, SS, DMA10-60
Business Administration R, SS, DMA10-30
Business Administration (Banking & Finance cert.) DMA10-30             
Business Administration (Customer Service cert.) R, SS                    
Business Administration Entrepreneurship cert.) R, SS, DMA10-30
Computer Technology Integration R, SS, DMA10-60
Culinary Arts R, SS, DMA10-30 (R, SS for Diploma)
Healthcare Business Informatics R, SS, DMA10-60
Hospitality Management R, SS, DMA10-60 (R, SS for Certificate)
Interior Design R, SS, DMA10-30
Medical Office Administration R, SS                                                         
Real Estate None
Architectural Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Chemical Technology R, SS, DMA10-80
Computer-Integrated Machining R, SS, DMA10-60 (R, SS for Certificate)
Electrical Systems Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Electronics Engineering Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Mechanical Engineering Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Mechanical Engineering Cad Drafting Diploma R, SS, DMA10-60 (DMA10-30 for Certificate)
 Mechatronics Engineering Technology  R, SS, DMA10-60
Nuclear Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Basic Law Enforcement Training R                    
Community Spanish Interpreter R, SS
Cosmetology-Diploma and Certificate R, SS               
Cosmetology Instructor None
Criminal Justice Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Criminal Justice Tech. Industrial Security Certificate None
Emergency Medical Science   R, SS, DMA10-60
 Emergency Medical Science Bridge Program (for Paramedics)  R, SS, DMA10-60
Esthetics Technology R, SS             
Esthetics Instructor None
Film and Video Production Tech. R, SS, DMA10-60
Fire Protection Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Paralegal Technology R, SS, DMA10-60 (None for Certificate)
Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Automotive Systems Technology R, SS, DMA10-30 (R, SS for Certificate)
Boat Building (Wooden) DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Boat Manufacture and Service DMA10-30
Carpentry DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology R, SS, DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Construction Management R, SS, DMA10-60 (None for Certificate)
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology R, SS, DMA10-30 (R, SS for Certificate)
Industrial Systems Technology R, SS, DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Landscape Gardening R, SS, DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Plumbing DMA10-30
Sustainability Technologies R, SS, DMA10-60 (DMA10-30 for Certificate)
Truck Driver Training None
Welding Technology DMA10-30 (None for Certificate)
Marine Technology R, SS, DMA10-60
Associate of Arts R, SS, DMA10-60
Associate in Fine Arts R, SS, DMA10-60
Associate of Science R, SS, DMA10-80
Associate in General Education (Non-Transferable) R, SS


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.