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How to Apply: Certified Dental Assisting

***Application Packets MUST be submitted online ONLY, starting Apr 15, 2022***

The Admission Guidelines document outlines the admission requirements in detail. It has been designed to easily guide you through the application process.

Application Period

April 15, 2022, to June 15, 2022@ 5 p.m. Applicants selected will begin classes in August 2022.

Conditional Acceptance Requirements

  • Accepted as a student at Tyler Junior College
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • All of the following six sections of the HESI A2 Exam must be completed (only one retest allowed per application year):
    1. Math
    2. Reading
    3. Vocabulary and General Knowledge
    4. Anatomy & Physiology
    5. Learning Styles (not included in points)
    6. Personality Profile (not included in points)
  • Students are encouraged to take the following courses to gain extra points on their application:
    • BIOL 2404: Anatomy & Physiology-recommended
    • BIOL 2401: Anatomy & Physiology I or BIOL 2402: Anatomy & Physiology II may be substituted for BIOL 2404. (*Bonus points will be determined by one course with the highest grade)
    • HPRS 1201 and HPRS 1105-Introduction to the Health Professions.

Science courses must have been completed in or after 2017.

*One additional point will be given for a science course completed at TJC.