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
Tuesday September 18, 2018 2pm
Wednesday September 26, 2018 2pm
Thursday October 4, 2018 1pm
Wednesday October 10, 2018 1pm
Thursday November 8, 2018 1pm
Tuesday November 27, 2018 1pm
Thursday December 6, 2018 1pm
Thursday December 20, 2018 1pm
Knight Campus - 825-2404
Day of the week Date Time
 Wednesday  September 19, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  October 10, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  October 17, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  November 7, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  November 14, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  December 12, 2018  10:30am
 Wednesday  December 19, 2018  10:30am
Newport County Campus - 851-1631
Day of the week Date Time
Liston Campus- 455-6149
Day of the week Date Time

Contact Information

Lincoln 333-7159

Warwick 825-2404

Providence 455-6149

Newport 851-1631


Last Updated: 9/20/18