Dental Assisting Admission Process

A candidate for admission to the Dental Assisting program must:

  1. Complete EICC admission process:

    1. Application to the college
    2. Placement Testing / ACT testing
    3. Transcripts mailed to Admission Department

  2. Phone for Program Information Packet:

    1. Barb Nichol, Director
      Dental Assisting Program
      500 Belmont Road
      Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
      bnichol@eicc.edu
      563-441-4259

  3. Complete Admission application for the Dental Assistant program.

  4. Attend a preadmission session and interview with the Dental Assistant Program Director.

    1. Review of program requirements, course sequence, applications for licensure/registration, and Iowa Dental Board’s policy concerning criminal history.
    2. Overview of Technical Standards

  5. Students will be admitted to the Dental Assisting program in the order in which all pre-admission criteria are completed.

Once admitted to the Dental Assisting program, the student must:

  1. Complete other Program Requirements

    1. Health Physical
    2. Proof of Immunizations
      1. Hepatitis B*
      2. Tuberculosis Screen annually
      3. TDAP/MMR
      4. Varicella
      5. Seasonal Influenza annually
    3. Certified Background Check/Drug Screen
    4. CPR –BLS Health Care Provider level
    5. Mandatory Health Insurance Form