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PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination

PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam is a 5-part (web-based) supervised assessment developed by Psychological Services Bureau, Inc. that consists of subtests in Academic Aptitude, Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Information in the Natural Sciences and Vocational Adjustment Index. CCRI health science programs will only require Part I-Academic Aptitude and Part IV-Information in the Natural Sciences. 

Part I-Academic Aptitude consists of verbal; arithmetic; and nonverbal. You may not  use a calculator on the math section. (75 questions- 40 minutes)

Part IV- The Natural Sciences section measurement with this test  concerns accumulation of information in the natural sciences, i.e. biology, chemistry, health, safety, etc., at a fundamental level. The relationship of knowledge in the area of the natural sciences to the course of study of the allied educational program is an obvious one. (60 questions-25 minutes) 
For more information and to obtain a study packet, please visit   for Student Resources. 

Please be advised that completion of this exam is a mandatory requirement for the Radiography, Histotechnician, Diagnostic Sonography & Clinical Lab programs.

Please note that there is a TWO-WEEK waiting period to retest.  The test may not be taken more than three times.

There is a $35 charge for the PSB Test due at the time of your appointment. Please make your check or money order payable to CCRI.

Testing Dates and Times
Flanagan Campus - 333-7159
Tuesday September 20, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday September 21, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday October 6, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday October 13, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday November 15, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday November 17, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday December 13, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday December 20, 2016 2:00 pm
Knight Campus - 825-2404
Wednesday October 12, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday October 19, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday October 26, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday November 9, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday November 16, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday November 23, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday November 30, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday December 7, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday December 14, 2016 10:00am
Liston Campus 455-6149
Newport County Campus - 851-1631

Contact Information

Lincoln 333-7159

Warwick 825-2404

Providence 455-6149

Newport 851-1631


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Last Updated: 9/15/16