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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.

Testing Dates and Times

Flanagan Campus - 333-7159
Tuesday December 13, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday December 20, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday February 1, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday February 2, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday February 9, 2017 2:00 pm
Wednesday February 15, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday February 16, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday March 2, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday March 23, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday April 6, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday April 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Wednesday May 3, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday May 11, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday June 15, 2017 2:00 pm
Thursday June 29, 2017 2:00 pm
Knight Campus - 825-2404
Wednesday December 7, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday December 14, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday December 21, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday December 28, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:00am
Wednesday January 25, 2017 10:00am
Wednesday February 1, 2017 10:00am
Wednesday February 8, 2017 10:00am
Wednesday February 15, 2017 10:00am
Wednesday February 22, 2017 10:00am

Contact Information

Lincoln 333-7159

Warwick 825-2404

Providence 455-6149

Newport 851-1631


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Last Updated: 12/5/16