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Application Requirements/Eligibility

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must successful complete DAST100 with a grade of "C" or better.

How to Apply

  1. Apply to Sacramento City College
  2. Complete the  Dental Assisting Application between January 1 and April 1 to apply for the fall semester program start.

Dental Assisting Selection Process

Eligible students are selected for the program according to the following steps:

  1. All eligible candidates will be entered into a random selection pool.
  2. The first 36 eligible applications will be selected for the program; all others are alternates and will be notified if seats become available

Notifications are sent to the email provided in your application; please use your primary email address.

Accepted Student Requirements

Accepted students are required to provide documentation of:

  • Ability to perform essential job-related functions of a dental assistant
  • Completed physical examination and immunizations
  • TB test
  • Current professional level CPR certification
  • Completion of criminal background check
  • 8-panel drug screening test