Individuals who plan to apply to the Radiography, Surgical Technology, and/or Dental Hygiene programs are required to take the Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) for Health Occupations exam.

What is the PSB Exam

  • The PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination is used by applicants for admission to all of the various health care career choices and can predict an individual’s readiness and capability for successful completion of the educational program. The examination addresses the required prerequisite and acquired educational achievements commensurate with the objectives of the program. It comprises five separate tests that measure abilities, skills, knowledge, and attitudes important for success in the program and career choice.

How to Register for the PSB Exam

  • PSB forms will be available at a later date. Please check back for updates.

Cost of the PSB Exam

  • Payment information is changing. Please check back for updates.

PSB Upcoming Test Dates

  • Dates for Spring 2021 will be posted here once the dates have been determined. Please check back for updates.

Health Sciences Program Information

PSB Scoring and Results

  • Scores are good for two calendar years.
  • This is not a pass/fail exam. However, scores are uses in the ranking: the better the score, the higher the ranking.
  • The average PSB scores:
    • Surg Tech—240
    • Radiography—255
    • Dental Hygiene—260
    • Total points possible—380
  • Your test results will arrive at the Health Science Department Secretary’s office (HS 104) the following week of the test.
  • You will receive a copy of your score print off after the test.
  • If you have questions about the Health Sciences program contact Carol Hill at

  • Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 112
    p: 479-788-7840 f: 479-424-6840

PSB Test Preparation



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