Admissions

Application Procedures

Persons desiring to apply for admission to the program should request an information/application packet by contacting the UAB Dental Assisting Program at:

Ms. Dorothy Andrews
UAB School of Dentistry
SDB Box 39
1919 7th Avenue South
Office: 205.934.5234
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0007
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FAX: 205.934.3057

Click here for an application.

Requirements for Admission

Formal application is made by submitting the following information:

  1. A completed Dental Assisting application form
  2. Transcripts from the most recent college and high-school attended or a copy of a General Education Development (GED) certificate
  3. (a) An ASSET score of 38 or higher on both the reading and writing portion OR (b) College transcripts showing completion of English 101 with a grade of "C" or higher within the last 10 years
  4. Attend an information session with a Dental Assisting faculty member
  5. Recent photograph

Twenty-five (25) spaces will be available each year. Classes begin in August. Completed applications will be reviewed during the year. Once the class is filled, future applications will be considered for an alternate list.