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  • Apply now! Exams Summer Internship Program
    Posted: 12/3/2014

    The NCSBN Examinations Department is now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Internship Program. One advanced doctoral student in educational measurement or a related field will have the opportunity to gain experience working on issues related to CAT, and licensure and certification exams. Please see the application for details.

  • Posted: 10/22/2014

    The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) will open NCLEX-RN Examination registration on Nov. 3, 2014 for Canadian students and graduates ...

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