Dental Assistant Program Admission

 

Applications will open Jan 2021 for Fall 2021.

Admission Prerequisites

Enrolled at RCTC with Dental Assisting as declared major.

☐ Submit updated transcripts from all previously attended colleges.

☐ Placement Testing (ACT/SAT/MCA/Accuplacer. Students must place into College level Reading and English or have passed ENGL 1117 or transfer equivalency.

☐ Transcript/Diploma from high school/GED. Applicants in their senior year of high school may be given provisional acceptance into the Dental Assistant Program if they are on track to graduate and meet all Pre-Admission criteria.  Final acceptance into the Dental Assistant Program will be awarded upon submission of proof of high school graduation.

☐ Earned a “C” letter grade or higher in high school Biology or college Biology. (BIOL 1110 or its transfer equivalent)

 

Prgram Choices

TWO YEAR OPTIONS – A.A.S. and Diploma  (2.5 minimum GPA)

☐  AAS (64 credits – program core courses + general education requirements)

☐  Diploma (47 credits – program core courses ONLY)

 

ONE YEAR ACCELERATED OPTIONS – A.A.S. and Diploma  (2.75 minimum GPA)

☐  AAS (64 credits) *Must have completed general education requirements PRIOR to Fall 2020.

☐  Diploma (47 credits program core courses ONLY)

 

Please schedule an appointment with the Allied Health Advisor – Courtney Thoreson with any questions regarding this application or for additional program information.