Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for this program?

There are two academic assessments you must take and pass before you can register. The exams are basic math (ACA) and basic reading (ACR).

  • Your score for the ACA must be at an eighth grade level
  • Your score for the ACR must be at a ninth grade reading level.
  • A high school diploma or a GED
  • Be at least 18 years of age

*If you are comfortable with testing out of courses above contact the Test Center at 443-412-2352*
*If you do not have a GED or High school Diploma, please contact Adult Literacy at 443-412-2152*

Is there a clinical or externship?

  • Enrollment in Dental Assistant Externship required.
  • Uniforms are included, and will be distributed at the first class session.
  • Proof of immunizations and a negative TB skin test or Chest X-ray must be completed before the first day of the Externship.

Where is this class located?

  • All classes meet at:
    Dental One
    3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive,  St. E
    Abingdon MD, 21009