10 - Month Program
Dental Assisting Program prepares the student to successfully pass the
California State Licensure Examination to become a Registered Dental Assistant
(RDA) and the National Examination to become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).
These courses are transferable to California State Universities.
Starting Salary: Approximately $15 per hour
Fringe Benefits: Dental care
(after 3 months) Medical care
Possible profit sharing
Employment: Full-time and part-time employments are available
Fees: Approximately $850.00
First Semester Second Semester
Enrollment fee $390 Enrollment fee $481
Textbooks/supplies/ 300 Textbook/supplies 100
lab fees/uniforms/ lab fees
Name tags, safety 35 Misc. items 25
eye-wear & other
small items ____ ____
Financial aid is available.
Above fees do not include licensure examination fees:
Certified Dental Assistant Exam $225
Registered Dental Assistant Exam 300
1st Semester: Learn how to perform functions.
2nd Semester: Perform functions in clinical settings and internship in dental schools
Entrance requirement: High school diploma or GED test
Requirements for completion of program:
Completion of ENGL 90 or ESL 150 (formerly ESL 72) or equivalent
Completion of BIO 9 or equivalent
Typing skill of 45 wpm or better
Dental Assisting courses with a grade of "C" or higher