Dental Assisting Technology & Management

In order to apply for this A.S. degree program, you must first complete a one-year Dental Assisting program that is accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation and meet standards recommended by the Florida Board of Dentistry.  

  • Graduates of an ADA accredited Dental Assisting Applied Technology Diploma (ATD) or a Post Secondary Adult Vocational (CTC) Program will be awarded up to 50 college credits toward the A.S. degree, if courses were completed within the last 3 years of the A.S. degree start.
  • Cumulative grade point average in the Dental Assisting program must be 2.5 or higher.

*Transcripts from the previous one-year dental assisting program will be evaluated for transfer of credits into the A.S. degree program.*

You may begin this A.S. degree in any semester: fall, spring or summer. Each degree option contains courses that may be completed online or in the traditional classroom setting. You will graduate from this program once all course requirements have been met.

In order for your application to be considered, you should complete and submit the following:

Application Procedure

Review Program Requirements with a Health Science Advisor

Please see a Health Science Advisor to discuss program requirements before beginning the application process.

Students may walk in during advising hours or make an appointment.

Cocoa Campus Advising: Building 20, Room 233
9:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Monday & Wednesday
8 AM - 5 PM, Tuesday & Thursday

Melbourne Campus Advising: Building 15, Room 101
8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Thursday

Phone: 321-433-7575

Check for Current Student Status at EFSC.

New Students:  Complete the online application for admission to Eastern Florida State College prior to program application deadline. There is a $30 non-refundable application fee for admission that must be submitted at the time of application to the college. Submit Official transcripts to EFSC from high school and all colleges attended.

Returning Students: If you have attended EFSC in the past, but not during the last year, you must do a readmit application.  There is no application fee for a readmit application. Submit Official transcripts to EFSC if you attended another college or university in the interim.

Complete the online Dental Assisting Technology and Management Application

Complete the online Application for the Dental Assisting Technology and Management program by clicking here to access the application. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for this application. This fee must be paid online or to the cashier's office.

NOTE: EFSC Dental Assisting Students/Graduates ONLY -  Currently enrolled students, or graduates within the last 3 years DO NOT have to complete an application to the program. It is recommended to meet with a Health Science Advisor to review qualifications for the AS degree.

Equal Access Policy

Eastern Florida State College complies with state and federal laws and does not deny equal access to individuals based on disability, race, ethnicity, color, genetics, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender preference, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, or political affiliation. EFSC recognizes the rights of students and applicants with disabilities, including those with hepatitis B, under the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Visit the Human Resources section of the College's website for more information.