Apply for admission to the Dental Assisting Program. Completed applications received by April 28th will be given priority consideration for admission. There is a required, non-refundable $25.00 application fee due at the time of application.
Incomplete or late applications: Incomplete applications with prerequisites or high school diplomas scheduled to be completed after the application closing date will be considered on a case-by-case basis once the prerequisites are successfully completed and/or high school diploma is received and if space is available in the program. Transcripts must be received by the date indicated within the application for the specified application year. Unofficial transcripts may be used for incomplete or late applications with the understanding that the official transcript will be received no later than the end of the first week in August.
Application ranking: Applicants will be ranked according to the number of required general education courses successfully completed with a grade of “C” or better and/or enrolled in. In the event of a tie, priority will be given based upon the date of application.
Transfer of credit: Have any previous college credits evaluated for transfer of credit into the Dental Assisting Program. Submit official copies of previous college transcripts and an Application for Transfer of Credit form. An official transcript is one sent directly between schools or submitted by the student in a sealed envelope. Student (unofficial) copies of transcripts may be used for advising.
Readmissions: Readmissions of students is governed by policies in the Dental Assisting Policy and Procedural Manual, available from program faculty.
Health & Safety: Prior to the beginning of fall quarter (the second quarter in the program), students registered in the Dental Assisting Program are required to have current and valid healthcare provider basic life support (BLS) certification (a BLS course is offered to students during the first fall quarter), to have started the Hepatitis B vaccination series, and to receive a recent Tuberculosis (TB) skin test (within 60 days prior to the start of fall quarter). Documentation for each of these requirements must be presented by the first day of class in fall quarter.