Michigan Tests

Welcome to the Michigan tests page, with resources on tests and testing services in Michigan in such areas as academic tests, professional licensing exams and driving tests.

Academic Tests

Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) - The M-STEP is given annually to students in grades 3-7 in English language arts and mathematics. In grades 5 and 8, students are tested in science and social studies. 

Michigan Merit Exam (MME) - Michigan students must take the MME in eleventh grade. The three components of the test include the ACT Plus Writing® exam, the WorkKeys® job skills assessment and separate tests in social studies, math and science. It is given every year in March.

Professional Tests

Michigan Nursing Assistant and Nurse Aide Guide - Find information on the qualifications to work as a nursing assistant or nurse aide in Michigan.

Michigan Electrician Licensing Exam - Find out how to become a licensed electrician in Michigan.

Michigan Medical Assistant Certification Exam - Find information on how to become certified or registered as a medical assistant in Michigan.

Michigan Professional Counselor Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a licensed professional counselor in Michigan, with NCE exam details.

Michigan Nurse Licensing Exam - Find information on the qualifications to become a registered nurse in Alabama.

Michigan Massage Therapist Licensing - Find information on what is required to become a licensed massage therapist in Michigan.

Michigan Life and Health Insurance Agent Exam - Find information on what is required to become a licensed life and health insurance sales agent in Michigan.

Michigan Plumbing Exams and Licensure - Find information about licensing and testing requirements to become a plumber in Michigan.

Michigan Barber Exams and Licensure - Barbers in Michigan must pass an exam administered by the Michigan State Board of Barber Examiners before they can be licensed. The two-part exam has a theory section and a practical section. Candidates have 120 minutes to complete the former and 170 minutes to complete the latter.

Michigan Residential Builders Exams and Licensure - Residential builders must pass an examination as a part of the licensing process. The two-part exam consists of a 75-minute section on laws and regulations and a 150-minute section on practicing the trade. It is a computer-based, multiple-choice test and it is not open book.

Driver's Tests

Michigan Driving Test - Applicants have to pass a vision screening test, a road test and a written exam before receiving a license. They must also meet physical standards established by the Secretary of State's Office. The road skills test and the written exam are waived for new residents.

Michigan Commercial Driving Test - Michigan residents who wish to obtain a CDL must pass additional written and driving skills tests. The driving skills tests are administered by third-party testers whom the state has authorized to do the testing. You must contact the testers directly to arrange for your tests.

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