Dental Assisting at College of San Mateo - Degrees and Certificates
November 12 - January 21
Flex Day - No Classes
Activities for Faculty & Staff
Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
No classes November 26-30
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Dental Assisting
Degrees & Certificates

AS
Associate in Science Degree


Dental Assisting 60 units

CA
Certificate of Achievement Degree


Dental Assisting 32-40.5 units



Recommended high school preparation:
Coursework in Science, English, Psychology, and courses in Art that develop manual dexterity.

Requirements:
Students are required to take the CSM English Placement Test prior to enrolling in the program. Any student who wants to become licensed by the State of California as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) must have a high school diploma or equivalent to qualify for the licensing exam.

Dental Assisting Applications
Dental Assisting Program applications will be accepted from February 1, thru March 15, 2014. Acceptance into the Dental Assisting Program requires students to be eligible for English 100, and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. Applications will be available online.