Admission Criteria for Our Medical Assistant Programs in Westchester, NY
What you need to qualify to enroll in our accredited dental assistant training:
- You must be at least 17 years old.
- A High School Diploma or GED
- Applicants with a foreign diploma will be required to submit their credentials translated/evaluated for equivalency. We recommend the following site: Click here.
- A valid Photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport)
- $100 Registration fee
The curriculum is listed in the school’s catalog. With each publication of the catalog, education courses offered are updated and the teaching personnel roster is made current. The School must adhere to Department of Education criteria. The State Education Department separately licenses all teaching personnel and approves courses and curricula. Please check in with the school director to determine possible changes in classes or personnel since the catalog’s last publication.
The Westchester School for Dental Assistants believes that quality career education can lead to a successful and rewarding future. Founded in 2004, WSDA is licensed by NYESD BPSS. The dental assistant program is nationally accredited by ACCET (Accredited Council for Continuing Education and Training).
WSDA is located at 33 West Main Street, Suite 206, Elmsford, NY 10523. Patient care and dental / medical office operations frame our education program. Classes and labs are equipped with a full range of industry-standard equipment. This helps our students to familiarize themselves with the clinical experience likely to be experienced in a job setting. Our accredited dental assistant training facilities are air-conditioned, spacious and modern.
The admissions process is straightforward. The minimum requirements are that students are at least 17 years old with a High School degree. Classes for dental assistant training and medical assistant programs in Westchester, NY, are conducted in English and students are expected to be able to read and write English. Admissions decisions are non-discriminatory. The School is open to all students without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, creed, origin, sexual orientation, disability or marital status. Students interested in finding out more about requirements for admission should schedule an appointment or phone discussion. In addition to questions about requirements for admission, we have professionals ready to discuss Financial Aid options.
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