Health Science Programs Competitive Selection Process Information
Central Georgia Technical College's Health Technology programs are competitive in their acceptance and progression. Considerations for acceptance may include cumulative admission testing, grade point average (GPA) and aptitude testing.
Students should educate themselves as to which core courses are required for the Health Technology program of choice. Students must successfully complete all health technology core courses with the required GPA in order to remain in a Health Technology program and progress to the next level.
PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination
The PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam is comprised of five separate tests that measure abilities, skills, knowledge and attitudes important for success in the program and career choice. The examination is the result of requirements and needs expressed by education professionals responsible for preparing qualified, competent health care professionals.
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is used as part of the admissions process by Nursing and Allied Health schools nationwide. The TEAS is multiple-choice assessment measuring basic academic preparedness in reading, math, science, English and language usage. The objectives assessed in the test are those that nursing and allied health educators deem most relevant for measuring entry level skills and abilities of program applicants. The test not only predicts the performance of incoming candidates, it also helps educators gain advance knowledge of the strengths and areas needing development of those that are accepted into the program.