If you are a student applying for admission to a selective health program, you came to the right spot. This page is injected with info to help you prep for and ACE the Health Occupations Aptitude Exam (HOAE) that is required for selective health programs. To complete your program application by January 24, 2019, by 5 p.m., you must obtain a minimum score on the HOAE as indicated in the program application packet. Check with individual program pages to find out if your ACT score replaces this requirement.

The Zane State College selective health programs are:
Medical Laboratory
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Radiologic Technology

Get Started
You will want to do some prep work! ZSC offers “Get Your App Together” workshops during fall and early spring semesters. Walk in to one of these informative and informal workshops designed to get all of your questions answered. Dr. Barb Shelby will be on site to assist you in the Health Science Hall Lobby, and in Academic Services in the Paul R. Brown Epic Center on the Cambridge Campus. 

Zanesville Campus Get Your App Together Workshops
All all located in the Health Science Hall Lobby (unless noted):

Click here to share your storyOctober 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
October 23 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
November 5 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
December 6 from 2 to 3 p.m., Cambridge Campus
December 17 from 9 to 10 a.m.,
January 10, 2019, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Review Sample Test Questions
Check out this study guide. Click here for access to a FREE practice test.

HOAE Testing Dates
You are permitted to take the exam up to two times (but you will be so prepared, one time will be enough).

Zanesville Campus Testing Dates

October 1, 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Monday

October 16, 2018

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tuesday

October 25, 2018

4 - 7 p.m.

Thursday

November 7, 2018

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesday

November 19, 2018

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Monday

November 29, 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Thursday

December 4, 2018

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tuesday

December 13, 2018

4 - 7 p.m.

Thursday

January 7, 2019

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Monday

January 16, 2019

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Wednesday

All Zanesville Campus HOAE Tests are held in College Hall Room 175, The Testing Center, Zane State College, 1555 Newark Rd., Zanesville, OH 43701.

Cambridge Campus Testing Dates

October 23, 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Tuesday

November 20, 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Tuesday

December 18, 2018

1 - 4 p.m.

Tuesday

All Cambridge Campus HOAE Tests are held in the Paul R. Brown EPIC Center, 9900 Brick Church Rd., Cambridge, OH 43725.

Registration and Payment

  • If you have questions, contact Bonny Mitchell in The Testing Center at 740.588.1227 or bmitchell@zanestate.edu.
  • If you are on the Zanesville campus, please go to College Hall and visit the Testing Center to complete a registration form. 
  • If you are on the Cambridge campus, please go to Academic Services Area to complete the registration form.

Registration and payment must be completed three business days prior to scheduled exam date. 

There is a $25 testing fee. You may pay your fee using cash, check, or credit card at the Business Office in College Hall on the Zanesville Campus, or at the Academic Services desk in the Paul R. Brown Epic Center on the Cambridge Campus. Your registration form and receipt must be taken or sent to the Testing Center at least three days prior to your exam date so you can be added to the testing schedule.

Not on Campus? You can also pay over the phone using a credit card by calling the Business Office at 740.588.1211. After payment, you will receive an email receipt. Send/forward that email along with your registration form to the Testing Center a minimum of three days prior to your exam. This requirement is so that your name can be added to the testing schedule. 

Register early because space is limited. All questions should be directed to Bonny Mitchell, 740-588-1227 or bmitchell@zanestate.edu.