Admission Program of Study Code DENT
State CIP Code 0351060112
Basic Skills Requirements: The student must be exempt or attain a 10th grade level on each section of the TABE exam: Math, Language and Reading.
This program is a Selective Admission program subject to additional program policies and requirements stipulated in the “Dental Assisting Student Handbook.” The admission criteria and process, as well as some course numbers and credits are subject to change; students should contact the Dental Assisting program office for the most current information.
The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation [and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval with reporting requirements, with intent to withdraw August 2020”]. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.
Students who successfully complete this program and pass the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certificate (CDA) may apply 21 credits towards the Technical Elective requirements for the Health Services Management (AS) degree (State CIP Code 135070100).