Health Occupations Aptitude Exam

Health Occupations Aptitude Exam

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 the required date, 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.

Download the Health Occupations Entrance Practice Test.

Selective Health Programs

The HOAE is required for admission into these selective programs:

See all health programs here.

Get Your App Together Workshop

Join us for an informative and informal workshop designed to get all of your questions answered.

  • October 19, 2-3 p.m.
  • October 25, 3-5 p.m.
  • November 9, 4-5 p.m.
  • December 1, 2-3 p.m.
  • December 13, 3-5 p.m.
  • January 25, 3-4 p.m.
  • February 10, 3-4 p.m.
  • February 21, 4-5 p.m.
  • March 10, 3-5 p.m.
  • March 15, 4-5 p.m.

Application deadline is March 16, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Testing Dates

You are permitted to take the exam up to two times. The Testing Center offers the HOAE on an as needed basis.


Email the Testing Center at and list your preferred time and date to take the HOAE.

Exam Fee

There is a $60 exam fee collected by Pearson VUE (the company that is providing the exam).