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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
Wednesday February 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday February 11, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday February 24, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday February 25, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday March 2, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday March 3, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday March 8, 2016 2:00 pm
Thursday April 7, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday April 12, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday May 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Tuesday May 24, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday June 8, 2016 2:00 pm
Wednesday June 22, 2016 2:00 pm
Knight Campus - 825-2404
Wednesday February 3, 2016 10:00am
Wednesday February 10, 2016 10:00am
Thursday February 11, 2016 9:30am
Wednesday February 17, 2016 10:00am
Saturday February 20, 2016 10:00am
Liston Campus 455-6149
Wednesday January 13, 2016 9:00am
Thursday January 14, 2016 9:00am
Tuesday January 19, 2016 9:00am
Wednesday January 20, 2016 9:00am
Tuesday January 26, 2016 9:00am
Newport County Campus - 851-1631
Friday January 29, 2016 9:00am
Friday February 12, 2016 9:00am
Friday February 26, 2016 9:00am

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Last Updated: 2/2/16