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.

Secondary CTE Assessment Information  

2020-2021 Assessment News

Information regarding secondary CTE testing for the 2020-2021 school year will be released at the August 20th CTE Directors' meeting hosted online by MDE. The CTE Manual will be released the day after the meeting.

New Postsecondary Assessment Page!  

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

MS-CPAS Frequently Asked Questions

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

  2020-2021 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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