Teas Exam

ATI TEAS Student Handout

One of the prerequisites for admission into the professional phase of some of the health science programs is the Test Of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V). The TEAS V should not be scheduled until the semester prior to applying for admission to the professional program and following completion of all basic studies requirements. Each program has additional individual requirements. RADT students must have successfully completed Intermediate Algebra. PTA recommends completion of Intermediate Algebra prior to testing. It is recommended that students complete program science requirements prior to testing for an enhanced degree of success.

Each student must pay the testing fee ($40) at the Bookstore and schedule a testing time with The Testing & Learning Center by calling (870) 864-7196. The Testing & Learning Center will give each student a copy of their scores upon completion of the test. This copy will be signed, dated, and stamped.

TEAS V Study Guides:
The Testing & Learning Center and the Library both have copies of the TEAS V study guides/manuals available for student use but not for check out. If you wish to purchase a copy of the TEAS V study manual (ISBN # 978-1-933107-97-4) it is on sale at the SouthArk Bookstore for approximately $70.00. If you would like to send a request to register to take the TEAS V, click here.

Program

Reading

Math

Science

English

Composite

Times
Allowed

Remediation 
Required Prior to Retesting

Proof of 10 Review Hours in Each Subject Area Below the Minimum

LPN

45

30

30

35

40

3 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes

Yes

MLT 45 30 30 35 40

3 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes Yes

OTA

60

50

30

55

n/a

2 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes

Yes

PTA

55

55

n/a

55

n/a

3 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes

Yes

RADT

45

30

30

35

40

3 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes

Yes

RESP

55

35

35

40

40

3 times, but within 1 year of application

Yes

Yes

EMT

-

-

-

-

-

-

EMT applicants are not required to take the TEAS V Exam at this time.

SURG
TECH

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Surg Tech applicants are not required to take the TEAS V Exam at this time.

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