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 Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)  - Students in grades 3-9 must take the MEAP test. It covers reading and math each year. Students must also take a writing section in grades 4 and 7, a science section in grades 5 and 8, and a social studies section in grades 6 and 9.

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 Massage Therapist Licensing - Find information on what is required to become a licensed massage therapist 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 Auctioneers Licensure and Testing - Michigan requires auctioneers to pass a test in order to receive a license. The test is approximately 90 minutes long and the fee to take it is $50. It is multiple choice and computer-based. A minimum score of 75 is required to pass.

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.