Application Process

Application Process  - Applications Due  

Step 1 - Review Program Requirements
Step 2 - Complete Participant Application
Step 3-  Student Interviews in May 

Applicants will be notified by June 15th of their application status. 
Please note, both the participant application and professional endorsement are required before the application is considered complete

Important Dates

2024-2025
Applications Open : February 2024
Applications Close:  June 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost? 

The dental assisting program costs $6000. Students interested in financial assistance should contact WIOA as soon as you apply for the program.  For more information visit the WIOA page or contact  Taylor Threlkeld at  tthrelkeld@santacruzcoe.org. 

Do I need to attend all classes? 

Yes-  It is important that participants commit to making all the classes in order to qualify for certificates of completion. 

Will I need to pay for certification? 

All certificates are included in your $6000 fee for the class.  In order to receive the certificates, students must complete all requirements. 

What materials will I need to bring to class ?

Textbook and workbook will be included.   Free WIFI will be provided for students that would like to being personal devices. 

Are there exams/quizzes through the course? 

Participants should expect a combination of hands on and written assessments to help prepare for certifications. 

Will there be a uniform requirement for the class? 

Uniforms are currently not covered under course fees.  Students are required to purchase a uniform for the course. 

If I have further questions, who should I contact? 

For additional information regrading the program, please contact tthrelkeld@santacruzcoe.org