Required for Admission Application

  • $55.00 application fee
  • Completion of online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • In our online application system, applicants will be prompted to submit the name and email of the two recommenders and the dentist recommender (they must complete a separate form). All recommenders will then receive an email with a link to the recommendation area where they will answer several questions and upload their letter of recommendation.
  • Official transcripts from high school or highest level of education
  • Transcript from dental assisting program (if applicable)
  • Letter from employer verifying at least two years assisting experience in general dentistry within the past five years
  • Copy of current CDA or RDA certificate (from DANB, CODA, or AMT), or RDH license (must show expiration date)
  • Proof of HepBVac immunization or proof of current titer (within past 12 months)
  • If it has been 10 years or longer since vaccination Hep B vaccination, current (within the past 12 months) titer documentation must be submitted.
  • Documentation of current (within the past 12 months) TB test results

Please note that an application must be submitted and application fee paid to be considered an official application.

Once a complete application is received, the applicant is eligible to sit for the entrance examination and will receive a letter of confirmation with instructions for the exam. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Entrance examination includes:

  • Part 1: Basic dental assisting knowledge (instruments, nomenclature, burs, materials, classification of caries, etc.);
  • Part 2: Spatial relations (Perceptual ability).