Glossary & Important Information for Health & Public Safety Division Students

HPS Student Handbook - 2018-2019

2018-2019 HPS Student Handbook
 

Selective Admission (Progression)

Due to high demand and limited availability of clinical sites, some Health and Public Safety programs have Selective Admission, sometimes referred to as "Progression." Learn more about the Selective Admission process.

TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)

TEAS is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage.
 
  • Students entering some Health and Public Safety programs with Selective Admission must complete the TEAS test
  • There is a cost to take the test, and you must register in advance
  • The test is given on the Cincinnati State Clifton campus

View TEAS Testing Dates & Create a Profile

After you choose a testing date (using the link above), set up your Profile:
 
  • If you are apply for Nursing, choose "Cincinnati State Bethesda School of Nursing"
  • If you are applying for Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Occupational Therapy, choose "Cincinnati State Health & Public Safety" as your institution

Students requesting Accommodations for Testing
If you are registered with the Office of Disability Services at Cincinnati State and need accommodations for the TEAS test, you must contact Debra Lierl at Cincinnati State (debra.lierl@cincinnatistate.edu) before you register to take the TEAS test.
 
  • Contact Debra as soon as possible in the semester you plan to take the test.
     
  • The deadline for contacting Debra is two weeks before the final test date available during the semester you plan to take the test.
     
  • Click "View TEAS Testing Dates" above to see the test schedule.
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