How many students do you accept into your program each year?
How many applications do you receive each year?
How often do you select a class?
Once a year in May for the fall semester
What is the application deadline?
March 1 of the calendar year you wish to enter
When are the interviews?
There are no interviews
What G.P.A. is required?
2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
What are the prerequisites?
Rhetoric & Composition I, Introduction to Speech, and Medical Terminology
Are there additional costs for the program?
Yes, approximately $2000.00. This covers the cost of textbooks, certification exam, uniforms, CPR certification, student membership in the American Dental Assistants Association, and supplies
What degree do I receive?
A Certificate is earned after one year
An Associate Degree is earned after two years
Do I need official transcripts?
Yes, all official college transcripts should be sent to the USI Office of Admission
When will I find out if I am accepted?
By June of the year the application was submitted
Key Features of USI Dental Assisting Program
• Small class size
• Individualized instruction in laboratories/clinics
• Faculty with occupational experience
• Hands-on clinical experiences in local dental offices
• Clinical experiences in general and specialty practices
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