Dental Assisting at College of San Mateo - Degrees and Certificates
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Dental Assisting
Degrees & Certificates

AS
Associate in Science Degree


Dental Assisting 60 units

CA
Certificate of Achievement


Dental Assisting 38.5 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 are accepted beginning February 1until the end the end of July. Acceptance into the Dental Assisting Program requires students to be eligible for English 100, and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.