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Dental Assistant Training Program

In association with:

San Marcos Gentle Dental
1337 Thorpe Lane, San Marcos, TX  78666
Saturdays only - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Total cost for single payment option: $2695.00
Total cost for two-payment option: $2725.00

Each class is limited to the first 15 students that register.

Fall 2014 and 2015 class dates - Classes begin on:    

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - CLASS IS FULL

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - CLASS IS FULL

NOTICE:  DATE CHANGED TO - Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Now Accepting Applications!!!!

Two-Payment Registration Option - Policies and Information

Students will have the option to register for the Dental Assistant Training Program and pay the total cost in two payments.  This first payment will be due at the time of registration and the balance will be due prior to the start of the fifth scheduled class meeting.  A $30.00 fee will be assessed to those that choose the two-payment option.  A $25.00 fee will be imposed if the second payment due date is missed.  Note, failing to make the second payment by the due date will be considered a withdrawal.

Important Note:  If you are choosing the Two-Payment option, you must contact the Office of Continuing Education prior to registering.  Failure to do so will require you to pay the full amount.  

Total Due at Registration (before 1st class day): $1617.00 + 30.00 fee = $1647.00
Total Balance Due (2nd payment) prior to fifth scheduled class meeting: $1078.00 - PAY HERE

Late Fee Payment (if applicable):  Pay late fee HERE.

Course Information

Participants will be trained in a practicing dental office - not a classroom - and acquire the skills needed to perform dental assistant duties in 10 weeks, using the latest equipment and techniques.  This Saturday-only course enables you to continue working while training for a career as a dental assistant.  Scrubs and clean white tennis shoes are required.

The tuition fee includes all of the following:

  • Text: Essentials of Clinical Dental Assisting and work book with CD
  • All training and visual aids, materials and dental supplies used in the clinical training
  • Use of all equipment and instrumentation during the course of study
  • Use of x-ray equipment, x-ray film and related materials
  • Clinical experience working with real patients
  • Certificate of completion

Important:  This training program is not presently approved by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners as a qualifier to sit for the Board's examination to become Registered or Certified in the State of Texas.  For more information, please visit this LINK. 

How to Apply and Register

Follow this link to access the --> Online Dental Assistant Training Program Application 

In order to register for this course, you must be activated in the Texas State University Student Information System.  Please begin by completing and submitting the online Dental Assistant Training Program application.  You will receive an email within 5 business days with instructions on how to register and pay for your course.  

Refund Policy

Students must submit, in writing to the Continuing Education, a request to withdraw from the program prior to the first scheduled class meeting in order to be eligible for a refund, less a 10% cancellation fee.  There are no refunds after the first class begins.

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