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Dental Assisting, Certificate

Location(s): Salem Campus

Estimated costs for students who complete the prerequisites and required courses listed below are Tuition, $6,633; books, $850; lab fees, $1,500; universal fee, $2,479 differential fee, $450; $1,395; uniform and shoes, $300; exam fees, $600; immunizations, $150; criminal background check and drug testing, $115; CPR certification, $80; professional membership fee, $45 Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs. Students are responsible for costs related to practicum travel.

You may earn a certificate of completion by successfully completing the required 67 credit hours with a grade of “C” or better in all courses.

Dental Assisting, Certificate Prerequisites

This program has special admission requirements and enrollment limits. The first step to entering this program is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with Chemeketa Advising.. You may need to complete program entry requirements. Then your advisor will help you develop an individualized program of study, which may include one or more of the following:


+Meets related instruction requirement, see Degree and Certificate Types . For subject areas, see General Education .

If you have questions about the requirements, contact the Health Sciences Department at 503.399.5058 or email healthsciences@chemeketa.edu.