Pulaski Technical College: two year community college in central Arkansas

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Dental Assisting Program Application Process

New Applicants:

Step 1: Complete an application for admission to Pulaski Technical College, including all required admissions documentation. Admission to the college does not constitute admission to the Dental Assisting program. Admissions documents include:

  • your high school transcript (required even if a college transfer)
  • official transcripts from all transferring colleges, if applicable
  • proof of two immunizations against measles and rubella as mandated by Arkansas state law

Step 2: Submit ACT or COMPASS scores that are less than five years old.

The following are minimum scores that will be accepted for application to the Dental Assisting program.

ACT COMPASS
English 19 Writing 80
Reading 19 Reading 83
Math 21 Algebra 50

If test scores are below the minimum score levels, the applicant must have completed all required college developmental coursework with a C or better in all areas and must submit proof of completion with college transcripts.

All of the above documentation, including proof of developmental coursework, must be submitted for an applicant to be accepted to the program. A maximum of 26 students will be accepted each fall.

The blood borne infection control policy and policy on use of ionizing radiation are available upon request.

Currently Enrolled Pulaski Tech Students:

Current Pulaski Technical College students should complete the Request for Dental Assisting Admission form.

Step 3: Submit the Request for Dental Assisting Admission on-line form.

All of the above documentation, including proof of developmental coursework, must be submitted for an applicant to be accepted to the program. A maximum of 24 students will be accepted each fall.

The blood borne infection control policy and policy on use of ionizing radiation are available upon request.

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