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Program Information

How many students do you accept into your program each year?

24 students

How many applications do you receive each year?

Approximately 40

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 include:

• 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