Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System

The MS-CPAS, or the Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System, is the test given to secondary and postsecondary CTE students, and the results are used to measure technical-skill attainment, which is one of the core indicators of performance required for Perkins IV reporting.

New Postsecondary Assessment Page!  

Postsecondary assessment now has its own landing page on the RCU website.

Fall 2021 Assessment Notice!
  • Final secondary reports are available on November 26, 2021.
  • National certification exam testing must be completed by COB on December 3, 2021. Exceptions are not allowed.

MS-CPAS Frequently Asked Questions

View your pathway's most up-to-date requirements, including endorsements, curricula, and assessments for years one and two.

  2021-2022 CTE Pathway
Requirements at a Glance


Assessment Team
Toll-Free: 866.901.7433

Main: 662.325.2510

Testing Resource Information
  • Documents, Guides, and video tutorials are located on this page behind your district login.

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