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Dental Assisting Program


Fall 2024 Cohort Application


Opens: 8 a.m., January 8, 2024

Closes: 5 p.m., March 4, 2024


Application link 


The Application Process:    

1. Have a high school diploma or obtained a GED prior to entering the program. This is required per the Dental Board of California.

2. Be an existing SRJC student and have an SID#. If you are not a current student, you will need to apply to the college and obtain and SID# prior to filling out your Dental Assisting application.  The college application is free and can be completed online at

Note: Students who have a high school diploma from a school outside the United States must contact Admissions and Records for further information.   

3. Complete the online application (linked above).

4. The application can be saved to resume later; however, all applications must be submitted by the Deadline of March 4, 2024, 5 p.m. No exceptions.

5. In the event that there are more qualified applicants than spaces available in the class (limited to 24), students will be randomly selected by computer lottery.


Application period: January 8, 2024 - March 4, 2024.

Applications are accepted via online application only. No paper applications accepted and there are no exceptions to this process.


Questions about the program, application or application process?

First, please make sure you have read the Dental Assisting website thoroughly. If you still have questions, please email Yvette Davis, Administrative Assistant to the Dental Programs at: