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Dental Assisting

All applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the program information packet.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all requirements are met by the established deadline. Deadlines, guidelines, and policies apply equally to all students; therefore no exceptions will be made.

Dental Assisting Application Period:  February 4, 2014 through April 10, 2014

Dental Assisting Information Sessions:

Tuesday, January 28, 2014                10:00 am – 11:00 am              Room L-107 (Weather)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014             10:00 am – 11:00 am               Room L-303 (Replace 1/28/14)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014             6:00 pm – 7:00 pm                  Room L-107

Friday, March 21, 2014                     2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                  Room L-107

Click here to view the complete information packet.  Please note the Dental Assisting Point Count Work Sheet is included.   Dental Assisting Selective Admissions Process Packet

Minimum requirements necessary prior to filing an Intent to Apply:

  1. Be an accepted student at CFCC by completing the General Admissions Application process, which includes:  online application, placement testing or official copies of prior placement test scores, submit official high school and college transcripts.
  2. Have an overall GPA of 2.2 or higher in all post-secondary coursework completed at CFCC.
  3. GPA must remain at 2.0 or higher at the time of entry and throughout the program.
  4. Meet minimum placement test scores, or completion of required developmental class, or completion of English 111 and eligible Math with a grade of “C” or better – refer to packet.
  5. Completion and verification of professional observation within the last (2) years as outlined in the Admissions Packet.

To file an Intent to Apply:

*Please note, you must appear in person during the application period to file an Intent to Apply.  No information will be taken over the phone or via mail/written correspondence.

  1. Meet with a  counselor in Union Station (U-240) – Downtown or North Campus (NA-100) to complete the “Intent to Apply” form.
  2. If applicant meets minimum criteria, they will be scheduled to take the PSB exam – $25.00 fee.
  3. All “Intent to Apply” forms must be completed by 5:30 pm on the last day of the application period

Visit the Health Sciences – Dental Assisting webpage here.



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Wilmington, NC 28401

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