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
Day of the week Date Time
Thursday June 7, 2018 2pm
Thursday June 14, 2018 2pm
Thursday July 12, 2018 2pm
Thursday July 26, 2018 2pm
Wednesday August 15, 2018 2pm
Thursday August 16, 2018 2pm
Tuesday September 18, 2018 2pm
Wednesday September 26, 2018 2pm
Knight Campus - 825-2404
Day of the week Date Time
Monday June 4, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday June 6, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday June 13, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday June 20, 2018 10:30am
Monday June 25, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday July 11, 2018 10:30am
Monday July 16, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday July 25, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday August 1, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday August 8, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday August 15, 2018 10:30am
Wednesday August 22, 2018 10:30am
Newport County Campus - 851-1631
Day of the week Date Time
Liston Campus- 455-6149
Day of the week Date Time
Thursday April 26, 2018 9am
Thursday May 3, 2018 9am
Tuesday May 15, 2018 9am
Tuesday June 5, 2018 9am
Thursday June 14, 2017 9am
Tuesday July 10, 2018 9am
Thursday July 26, 2018 9am

Contact Information

Lincoln 333-7159

Warwick 825-2404

Providence 455-6149

Newport 851-1631


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Last Updated: 7/3/18