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HOBET® - Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test

  • Time limit: 209 minutes (Reading = 58 minutes; Mathematics = 51 minutes; Science = 66 minutes; English = 34 minutes)
  • Number of sections: 4
  • Number of questions: 170
  • Format: Four-option multiple-choice
  • Purpose: The Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET®) measures basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. The test is intended for use with adult allied health program applicant populations.  
  • Objectives- Summary (pdf)
Content and Subcontent Areas Number of
Scored Questions
Percent of
Test Questions
     
Reading 42 28%
Paragraph and Passage Comprehension 19 13%
Informational Source Comprehension 23 15%
     
Mathematics 30 20%
Numbers and Operations 19 13%
Algebraic Applications 4 3%
Data Interpretation 3 2%
Measurement 4 3%
     
Science 48 32%
Human Body Science 11 7%
Life Science 15 10%
Earth and Physical Science 14 9%
Scientific Reasoning 8 5%
     
English and Language Usage 30 20%
Grammar and Word Meanings in Context 15 10%
Spelling and Punctuation 9 6%
Structure 6 4%
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  150* 100%

*There are an additional 20 unscored pretest items

HOBET testing will take place on the dates listed below:

  • Friday, January 31, 12 noon
  • Sunday, February 2, 1 pm
  • Friday, February 21, 12 noon
  • Tuesday, March 11, 1 pm

The fee is $55. You may pay by cash or personal check made payable to LSSU. You may pay in advance to the Director of Testing Services or pay the day of testing.  Please select your testing date and contact Carol Boger at: cboger@lssu.edu or at 906 635-2452 to make your testing appointment.

Before you come to test, you will need to create a username and password on the www.atialliedhealth.com website.

 

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