How to Use TECEP Courses

Instructor: Rebecca Rosenberg
Our TECEP preparatory courses will help you prepare to take and pass the TECEP exams to get credit at Thomas Edison State University. Learn about how to use this Credit-by-Exam option to earn college credit towards your degree.

What is a TECEP Exam?

TECEP stands for Thomas Edison Credit-by Examination Program. Rather than sitting through a class for an entire semester, you can take a test and get the same credit towards your degree at Thomas Edison State University. They offer over 35 tests in everything from World History to Medical Terminology. Tests consist of 100 multiple choice questions, short essay questions, or a mix of both. To find out what tests are offered and how to sign up for them, visit the Thomas Edison State University website.

How Do I Study for my TECEP Exam? offers a number of courses to help you prepare to take your TECEP Exam. Each course is specifically correlated to the content that is covered on the test to ensure that you can study in the most efficient manner possible. Some of the courses available on are:

You can find all of our current TECEP Course offerings here.

Using's TECEP Courses to Study

Each course includes to following features:

  • Short, fun, engaging videos that cover the important concepts you'll need to know in order to pass your exam. Every video is accompanied by a full-length transcript so you can read along or go back and reference certain sections of the content. You can even highlight sections and take notes - these will save to your account so you can go back and reference them whenever you need to. Every lesson is accompanied by a short quiz to make sure you understand a topic before you move on to the next.
  • Course and chapter progress meters. Your account will track your progress both on the course page and on your dashboard so you'll know exactly where you left off
  • Practice chapter and final exams. Review your knowledge at the chapter level and again when you complete the course.

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

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