Self-directed, motivated, able to anticipate the needs of others, detail oriented, good dexterity, able to work as part of a team, interested in helping people: if that sounds like you, the Dental Assistant program could be what you're looking for.This program is a combination of theory and hands-on experiences. You'll gain the knowledge and skills you'll need to
After two years' on-the-job experience, you will be eligible to apply for the certification examination of the Dental Assistant National Board.Employment is expected to grow 29 percent through 2016, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. You have opportunities!
The admissions process has been broken down into phases. Some programs only have one phase, while others have multiple phases.
An Associate Degree or higher may be used as a substitution for an Entrance Exam (transcript required).
Students whose COMPASS® scores do not meet the minimum levels should meet with an academic advisor to develop a Remediation Plan which may include taking specific coursework.
Once you have successfully completed Phase One and Two you will either be accepted into your program, or placed on a waiting list if your program is full.
Applicants in the process of satisfying COMPASS® minimums and completing academic prerequisites coursework must submit a Core Course Eligibility Form (CCE Form) to the Admissions Office after all coursework is completed and grades have been processed.
Students must attend a required orientation session prior to entering the core courses. An invitation will be mailed to you.
A pre-entrance health history and physical examination must be on file three weeks prior to entering the core courses of this program. The Admissions Office will notify you at the appropriate time with a specified deadline.
Obtain and maintain current CPR certification by the American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider level) or the American Red Cross (Professional Rescuer level). Proof must be verified with a current CPR card. Class rosters, letters from instructors or employers, and on-line course certification are not acceptable. Your instructor will ask for a copy of your card on the first day of your clinical courses.
See our International Students website for more information.
View a breakdown of additional fees, on our Tuition & Fees page.
The figure below is an estimate of what you will pay for books throughout the duration of your program if you purchase your books through the CVTC bookstore. For more details visit www.efollet.com
Additional fees vary by program and may include tool boxes, shop/lab coats, safety glasses, parts room deposit, shirts, etc.
The figure below is an estimate based on current tuition and fee rates and is intended for planning purposes only.
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