Professional Medical Career Tests Checklist

Allied Health – Allied Health Professions Admission Test
The Psychological Corporation
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, TX 78204-2498
1-800-622-3231
www.webexam.com
Designed to measure general academic ability, including verbal ability, biology, chemistry and reading comprehension.
Dentistry – Dental Admission Test
Dental Admission Testing Program
211 East Chicago Ave., Suite 1840
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 440-2500
www.ada.org
Designed to measure general academic ability and comprehension of specific information. The four exams cover: 1) survey of natural sciences — biology, general and organic chemistry; 2) reading comprehension (dental and basic sciences); 3) quantitative ability; and 4) perceptual ability. The paper-based test is offered twice each year
and the computer-based test is offered on many days all year.
Administration – Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Educational Testing Service
Box 6103
Princeton, NJ 08541-6103
(609) 921-9000
www.ets.org
The GMAT is now a computer-based test. No paper tests are offered. Tests are offered many days every month at hundreds of sites. Call in advance as popular times fill up quickly. Designed to measure certain mental abilities important to the study of management at the graduate level. Usually required for admission to programs in hospital
administration and other health management and training programs.

Graduate School – Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Educational Testing Service
CN 6000
Princeton, NJ 08541-6000
(609) 771-7670
www.gre.org

Measures general scholastic ability at the graduate level. There are separate scores for verbal and quantitative ability. The test is offered as a computer-based test or paper-based test.

Medicine – Medical College Admission Test

MCAT Program Office
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243
(319) 337-1357
www.aamc.org/students/mcat
Assesses mastery of basic biology, chemistry and physics concepts; scientific problem solving, critical thinking and writing skills. They prefer to be contacted by e-mail at: mcat_reg@act.org

Optometry – Optometry Admission Testing
Optometry Admission Testing Program
211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
1-800-232-2159
www.opted.org

Designed to measure general academic ability and comprehension of scientific information. The four exams are: 1) survey of natural sciences — biology, general andorganic chemistry; 2) reading comprehension; 3) quantitative abilities; and 4) physics.
Pharmacy – Pharmacy College Admission Test
The Psychological Corporation
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, TX 78204-2498
1-800-622-3261
www.kaptest.com
Designed to measure general academic ability including verbal ability, quantitative ability, biology, chemistry and reading comprehension.
Veterinary Medicine – Veterinary College Admission Test
The Psychological Corporation
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, TX 78204-2498
1-800-622-3261 or (210) 921-8794
www.webexam.com
Designed to measure general academic ability including verbal ability, quantitative ability, biology, chemistry and reading comprehension