• Admission Requirements


    Candidates for the Post-Secondary Dental Assisting Program are required to:

    1. Complete an application, return it to the Practical Nurse Program office with the $35.00 application fee. (See Application tab for application forms or contact us at (508) 823-5151, Ext. 240
    2. Proof of high school graduation from a high school recognized by the Department of Education or state High School Equivalency Credential (G.E.D. or Hiset). Foreign diplomas must be translated to English and a certified equivalency to U.S. education must be provided.
    3. Two professional references to the Director of Nursing Programs, 207 Hart Street, Taunton, MA 02780.
    4. Interview with a Dental Faculty member.

    Additional Documents must be submitted upon acceptance:

    1. Satisfactory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) as determined by the superintendent.
    2. The physician/healthcare provider's statement demonstrates the candidate’s health will enable her/him to function without limitation in the program.
    3. Proof of current health insurance for the duration of the program.
    4. Immunizations as required by the Dept. of Public Health (http://www.mass.gov/cohhs/docs/dph/cdc/immunization/guidelines-adult.pdf)
    5. Proof of CPR certification (BLS for Healthcare Providers including infant, child, and adult CPR and AED training) for the duration of the program.


    The Post-Secondary Dental Assisting Program enrollment is now fully enrolled; the next program will begin September 2022.  Applications may be submitted now.