The HESI A2 is a computerized exam used to evaluate prospective students wishing to enter some of FSCJ’s health career programs. It assesses the academic skills students need to succeed in these programs.
The exam consists of nine tests:
Students seeking admissions into the programs below are required to complete all nine sections of the HESI A2 in one testing administration. Students should verify all program requirements by checking with their intended program before taking the HESI A2. Each program’s webpage can be accessed through the links below:
|Dental Hygiene|| Funeral Services
||Physical Therapy Assistant|
|Anatomy & Physiology—30 items||x||x||x||x||x||x|
|Reading Comprehension—55 items||x||x||x||x||x||x|
|Learning Styles—14 items||x||x||x||x||x||x|
The HESI is administered by appointment only. Candidates may schedule a testing appointment by accessing FSCJ’s online appointment scheduling system. You will need to create an Evolve user account prior to your appointment. You must bring this user name and password to the exam appointment and any retests.
Creating an Evolve Account Student video
You will make two non-refundable payments for your exam.
The HESI A2 exam may be taken once in a 90-day period with a maximum of three times within a twelve-month period. Testing more frequently will cause your scores to be invalid. HESI A2 scores expire after 2 years.
On the day of your appointment, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time for check-in. You must have a current driver’s license/State ID and your Evolve user name and password. The HESI A2 takes approximately 4 hours to complete.
Remote students should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting information on taking the HESI A2 test as a remote student. You will receive a reply to your email request within one business day.
A HESI A2 study guide is available online at www.us.elsevierhealth.com.
If you are repeating the HESI, this short video clip demonstrates how to access remediation materials that could assist you in preparing for your next attempt.
Your exam results will display on the screen at the completion of your exam. You will also be able to access your score report from your Evolve account.