The ATI TEAS exam is required for students planning to enroll in Durham Tech's nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), or Respiratory Therapy programs. In order to take the ATI TEAS a student must have completed any developmental education requirements as well as a basic biology and chemistry course. If you have questions related to whether you qualify to take the test, please consult your academic advisor prior to registering.

The ATI TEAS exam is designed to assess a student's aptitude for success in nursing and allied health programs. Students must achieve an ATI TEAS score of:

  • 65 percent or higher on the Adjusted Individual Score to be eligible for admission into a Nursing program.
  • 60 percent or higher for the Respiratory Therapy program. 
  • 58.7 percent or higher for the the Occupational Therapy Assistant program,

The ATI TEAS score is not included in the calculation of points for competitive admissions.

Preparation is strongly recommended. Registration and student study material can be found at

ATI TEAS Test Prep classes are sometimes offered through Continuing Education.