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Admissions Criteria - Dental Assisting

 ATD in Dental Assisting

June 2019 & June 2020 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 5 through March 12

Admission Selection Criteria: 

**Notice Points will be modified for the 20193 admitting cohort.

20183 Selection Based on Points: Total possible points= 46

20193 Selection Based on Points: Total possible points= 18

GPA                       Points

4.0-3.75                    20

3.5-3.74                    15

3.0-3.49                    10

2.5-2.99                     5


GPA                       Points

4.0-3.75                     4

3.5-3.74                     3

3.0-3.49                     2

2.5-2.99                     1


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


HESI Score                   Points

92-100                               3   

83-91                                 2

75-82                                 1

Military Veteran             Points


Application Criteria Course           

                                                            Grade                   Points

ENC1101                                       A                         3

                                                       B                         2

                                                       C                         1

                                                        C                         1

In the event of a point tie,  the HESI score will be used as a tiebreaker

Additional Information:​

For the June 2019 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 changed for the June 2017 Dental Assisting program and the points were modified for the 2018 and 2019 program.      


Prior to admissions, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicainal products, including but not limited to CBD,THC Cannabinoid,a nd Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, consequently, the student willnot be able to be admitted to the Health Science program. A Second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01. The links are provided below



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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