Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University College of Information Technology Offers IT Certification Exam Testing on Campus

eagleheadGeorgia Southern University’s College of Information Technology has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE®, the electronic certification and licensure testing business of Pearson, to provide Information Technology certification test delivery.

The Pearson VUE advanced computer-based testing system administers certification exams for leading IT programs such as Cisco®, SAP, VMware, CompTIA®, Citrix®, Novell® and others through a global network of quality test centers.

“We are very excited about our new partnership with Pearson VUE,” said Ronald E. Shiffler, interim dean of Georgia Southern University’s College of Information Technology. “By partnering with Pearson, Georgia Southern will now be able to provide even greater service for students and even customers interested in taking their IT certification exam at Georgia Southern.”

The Pearson VUE system provides Georgia Southern with the ability to register and reschedule tests at the on-campus test center, on the Pearson VUE Web site or through a Pearson VUE call center, all in real time via the Internet. The system also provides Georgia Southern with the ability to offer same-day testing or bring testing to a customer’s location.

The growing list of IT certification tests accessible through the Pearson VUE system are delivered directly from the test sponsors. Test results are quickly transmitted back, ensuring the candidate’s certification status is promptly updated.

“We are proud to welcome the College of Information Technology at Georgia Southern University to the rapidly growing global network of Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers, providing candidates with an opportunity to participate in a positive, rewarding test experience,” said Randy Trask, vice president market development for Pearson VUE.

Interested in registering for a certification exam? Visit the Testing Center online at or call: 912-478-4877. The Testing Center is 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards, providing a full suite of services from test development to test delivery to data management. Pearson VUE offers exams through the world’s largest network of test centers in 162 countries, providing testing services for information technology, academic, government and professional clients. Pearson VUE acquired the former Promissor in 2006, thereby extending its leadership in the certification market. The company’s innovative technology offers the highest levels of security and program control, while its commitment to service provides clients and individual test takers with an unmatched testing experience.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.

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