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The FBAT is no longer offered. All Law Enforcement & Correction applicants are required to Pass the FDLE Basic Abilities Test Exam.

The CJBAT, developed by Industrial/Organizational Solutions (IOS), Inc., measures the defined "minimum competencies" in three separately-timed sections as follows: Section I - behavioral attributes; Section II - memorization; and Section III – written comprehension, written expression, deductive reasoning, and inductive reasoning. In total, there are 97 questions on the CJBAT. You will have 1 ½ hours (90 minutes) to complete the exam.

Find out more about the FDLE Basic Abilities Test Exam at the Pearsonvue website.

Florida Basic Abilities (FBAT) & Criminal Justice Basic Abilities (CJ-BAT)

General test Information

Miami Dade College Assessment Center no longer offers the Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT). Law enforcement and correctional officer applicants are required to pass the FDLE Basic Abilities Test Exam.

The CJBAT, developed by Industrial/Organizational Solutions (IOS) Inc., measures the defined “minimum competencies” in three separately-timed section as follows: Section I – behavioral attributes, Section II – memorization, and Section II – written comprehension, written expression, deductive reasoning, and inductive reasoning. In total there are 97 questions on the CJBAT. To find out more information and register to take the exam, please visit the Pearsonvue website.

FBAT Dupicate Score Request

Applicants who took the Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT) at the Miami Dade College, North Campus before August 14, 2019 may request duplicate scores. FBAT scores are valid for four (4) years from the date that an applicant passed the test. Please call the Assessment Center at 305-237-1476 to verify that your previous passing score is still valid. Once you have verified that your score is valid, click on the “Request Duplicate Scores” link above to pay for your duplicate score and follow these steps:

STEP ONE – Complete all of the required fields on the form.

STEP TWO – Click on the “Submit” button once you have filled out the form.

STEP THREE – Log in to your email to verify your signature

STEP FOUR - – Call the North Campus, Bursar’s Office to make your payment.

  • Bursar’s Office Phone: 305-237-9310
    *Select Option #1 for North Campus
  • Bursar’s Office Hours: 8:00AM to 7:00PM
    Mon – Thurs 8:00AM to 4:30PM Friday

STEP FIVE – Email a copy of the payment receipt you got from the Bursar’s Office, to nac@mdc.edu and call our office phone number at 305-237-1476 for us to process your request.