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The Center for Testing and Career Certification (CTCC) has partnered with Brigham Young University (BYU) to offer online tests for many languages. (NEW) You can now earn foreign language credits in addition to satisfying your foreign language requirement by attaining a pass on any of the FLATS exams. To view the complete list of FLATS exams, click here. All tests have a listening, reading and grammar component and cover the equivalent of the first three semesters of a given language. The tests are multiple-choice. All tests are on a pass/fail basis. Students are allowed two and a half hours to complete their test. To view FIU’s credit equivalency table, click here.

The cost of the examination is $120 (this includes a $50 fee payable to BYU (FLATS) and an administrative fee of $70 to FIU). In order to register for a test with FLATS  please follow the instructions below.

Registration Instructions

  • Go to the Foreign Language Achievement Testing Service (FLATS) website.
  • Click on “Register for a Test”.
  • For “Current University” select "Florida International University-BBC" or "Florida International University-MMC." 
  • For "Language to be Tested" select a language.
  • For ProctorInformation please input the following (depending on your choice of FIU campus).
    For Modesto Maidique Campus input:

    Name: John Ahumada
    DepartmentCenter for Testing and Career Certification
    Educational Institution: Florida International University
    Address: 11200 SW 8 th Street, GL 120
    City State Zip code: Miami, FL 33199
    Phone: 305-348-2441
    Email: testing@fiu.edu
    Confirm Email: testing@fiu.edu

    For Biscayne Bay Campus input:

    Name: Sinclair Daly
    DepartmentCenter for Testing and Career Certification
    Educational Institution: Florida International University
    Address: 3000 NE 151st Street, AC1 160
    City, State Zip code: Miami, FL 33181
    Phone: 305-919-4043
    Email: bbctesting@fiu.edu
    Confirm Email: bbctesting@fiu.edu

  • For Sending Results to Your School please input the following.

Name: Dwight Nimblett
DepartmentCenter for Testing and Career Certification
University: Florida International University
Address: 11200 SW 8 th Street, GL 120
City, State Zip: Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-2441
Email: testing@fiu.edu

Should you need any further assistance with registering for the test, please contact BYU (FLATS) at (801) 422-3512.  

When BYU approves your request, they will send you an email which contains the confirmation number and password you will need in order to test. At this point, you schedule your appointment at FIU by doing the following: