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School of Applied Technology and Technical Specialties

National Center for Competency Testing

The NCCT is an independent credentialing organization that tests healthcare professionals and instructors.


Each exam cost $90 if you finish your program within 6 months of testing or $135 within 5 years. You may take your exam 3 times and must wait 30 days before retesting. After the third time, NCCT requires you wait at least 5 years to retest.

Medical Assistant
  • 165 questions
  • 3-hour test
Medical Office Assistant
  • 125 questions
  • 3-hour test
Phlebotomy Technician
  • 145 questions
  • 2.5-hour test

Taking an exam

Visit NCCT > Select your exam > Select “Apply For Certification,” complete the online application and pay the exam fee

Schedule your exam by logging into your account at NCCT

  • If you’re not an SLCC student, you need to pay a $15 proctoring fee (SLCC U-Pay E-commerce) the day of the exam.
  • Bring 2 forms of ID. One should be a government-issued photo (driver’s license, military ID, Passport, etc.).

Contact Us


South City Campus

1575 South State Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Room 2-153 - 2nd Floor

(Follow the sign that says SAT TESTING)

Contact Info


801-957-3257 (automated information)

801-957-3267 (appointments)

Fax: 801-997-3332