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Admissions Criteria - Dental Assisting

 ATD in Dental Assisting

June 2018 Application Criteria:

  • Minimum Broward College Overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Completion of ENC 1101 and SPC 1024 or 1608 (minimum grade of "C").
  • A2 HESI test for Dental Assisting
  • Applicants must complete the Health Science limited access program admission application and requirements.

Application Period:    February 21 through March 29

Admission Selection Criteria:

Selection Based on Points: Total possible points= 41

GPA                       Points

4.0                             20

3.5-3.99                     15

3.0-3.49                     10

2.5-2.99                      5


HESI Score (minimum 75 Reading/50 Math)

(Highest score will be used for points)

HESI Score                   Points

92-100                                15

83-91                                  10

75-82                                   5

Application Criteria Course                     Grade                   Points

ENC1101                                             A                         3

                                                            B                         2

                                                            C                         1


SPC1024 or 1608                                A                         3
                                                             B                        2
                                                             C                        1

In the event of a point tie,  GPA of all Dental Assisting courses will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:​


For the June 2016 Dental Assisting program, students who were admitted had GPAs between 3.5 and 4.0 and HESI scores above 84 in both Reading and Math.

Please note: The admission selection criteria has changed for the June 2017 Dental Assisting program.  


                                    ​ AS in Dental Assisting

Application Criteria:

NOTE: Dental Assisting Advanced Technical Diploma program admits in June ONLY.

* ATD in Dental Assisting including 50 semester hours from a Florida Dental Assisting Program accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation

Application Period:   February - March See admissions Criteria page for exact dates


Additional programmatic admissions criteria can be reviewed at Health Science Admissions site.

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