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  • New! NCLEX Special Research Section
    Posted: 4/3/2017

    Beginning in July, 2017, NCSBN will present a Special Research Section as part of the NCLEX-RN administration. 

    For more information on the Special Research Section, please view this document: Special Research Section on the NCLEX.

  • Apply Now! Exams Summer Internship Program
    Posted: 12/14/2016

    The NCSBN Examinations department is now accepting applications for the 2017 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.

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