Dental Assisting Eligibility and Application Process

Enrollment Eligibility

  • Completion of ENGRD 310 or ESLR 320 with a grade of “C” or better AND completion of ENGWR 101 or ESLW 310 with a grade of “C” or better; OR overall high school GPA of 3.0 or above; OR
  • Successful completion of DAST100 with a grade of “C” or better.

 Application Process

  • Eligible students are selected for the program according to the follow­ing steps:
  • Complete the online application (which includes uploading proof of eligibility) between January 1 and April 1 to apply for the fall semester program start.
  • All eligible candidates will be entered into a random selection pool.
  • The first 36 eligible applications will be selected for the program; all others are alternates and will be notified if/when seats become available.
  • Students accepted for enrollment in the Dental Assisting Program will be required to provide documentation of:
    • capability to perform essential job-related functions of a dental assistant;
    • completed physical examination and immunizations;
    • TB test;
    • current professional level CPR certification; and
    • completion of criminal background check and an 8-panel drug screen test.