What certification will I receive after completing the program?
What will I learn in this program?
- Basic list of learning objectives/skills
What are the requirements to take this course?
Please check the program guide to for the most current list of requirements.
When is it offered?
This is a 1-semester course (5 months) that is offered twice a year starting in August and January.
Please check the program guide to for the most current schedule.
How much does it cost?
The program registration fee for the 20-21 school year is $1250 and is due in full at the time of registration.
Are there any additional costs?
Yes. Additional fees that need to be considered average approximately $330 and may include:
Is financial aid or tuition assistance available?
Link/contact info for ETPL info
What is the refund policy?
Students have until the last day of the second week of class to request a refund for the registration fee minus a $25 processing fee.
Prices subject to change. Please check the program guide to for the most current cost.
Where is training for this course completed?
Course work for
Include information about internship, clinical, or apprenticeship sites as well.
What is the job outlook?
Employment opportunities, link to SDWP data, job board, CA EDD, Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
What are my growth opportunities?
||Average Salary in CA
I'm interested! What are my next steps?
If you would like to pursue a career as a dental assistant click the How to Get Started button in the Menu or visit the How to Get Started
page on the HOC website
Can provide link directly to registration, program guides, transition services, etc. here.