CSET: Health Science

CSET: Health Science consists of 3 subtests:

  • Subtest I (test code 178)
  • Subtest II (test code 179)
  • Subtest III (test code 180)
You may register to take any one subtest or all three subtests in a single test session.
Computer-based test (CBT) only:
  • Subtest I: 40 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest II: 40 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest III: 40 multiple-choice questions and 1 constructed-response question
By appointment during the following 4-week testing windows:
Aug. 7–Sep. 3, 2017
Nov. 27–Dec. 24, 2017
Jan. 22–Feb. 18, 2018
Mar. 19–April 15, 2018
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Session Length
Subtests I and II: 1 hour and 45 minutes per subtest
Subtest III: 1 hour and 15 minutes
All 3 subtests in a single session: 4 hours and 45 minutes
Learn more about how the subtests are administered in a single session .
15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.
$99 per subtest taken separately
$297 for all subtests taken together
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Passing Score
220 per subtest
Test Results
Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.
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Policies and Rules
When you register, you agree to abide by all testing policies and rules. Read them now.
Before you test, review the list of materials that are prohibited at the test center .


Tests may include questions that are evaluated for future administrations and do not affect a candidate's score.

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