Admission to Dental Assisting

To enroll in the Dental Assisting program, students must have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma, apply for admission to NTC and meet minimum program entry requirements.

Admission Requirements

  • Prior to entering the Dental Assisting program, students must successfully complete foundational courses determined by the Accuplacer assessment or be waived from these courses based on courses already taken.
  • Achieving and maintaining a grade of “C” or above in all program-required courses.
  • Current CPR, AHA Healthcare Provider required to be taken fall semester, or transfer of equivalent course and provide current CPR card.
  • Vaccinations against Hepatitis B or a signed release form and a Mantoux test.
  • Mandatory attendance at an informational meeting during the first week of fall semester.

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