Dental Assisting Admission Process

A candidate for admission to the Dental Assisting program must:

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

  2. Student completes EICC admission process.
    • Application
    • Placement Testing / ACT testing
    • Transcripts mailed to Admission Department


  3. Student must meet with Barb Nichol, Director prior to admission to the program.
    This process is necessary to inform the student(s) of the program requirements, course sequence, applications for licensure/registration, and Iowa Dental Board’s policy concerning criminal history.

  4. New Students must attend EICC "New Student Orientation"

  5. After Formal Admission to Program Students will be assigned an Advisor within the program.

  6. Completion of Program Requirements:
    • Health Physical
    • HBV Vaccination
    • Annual Tuberculosis Screen
    • Immunization Records Update
    • Dental Examination with Prophylaxis
    • Dental Intraoral Skills Consent Form
    • Mandatory Health Insurance Forms
    • Certified Background Checks
    • CPR American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider


  7. Complete Recommended College Preparation Course Based on Placement Testing / ACT testing.