Columbus Dental Assisting

Policy & Procedures

Columbus Dental Assisting Policy & Procedures

Admission requirements

  •  Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  High school seniors can attend if they are maintaining a B average and has written consent from the school guidance counselor and parent if under 18.
  •  Must have at least started the Hep B vaccination process when applying.
  •  Must have filled out an application form for Columbus Dental Assisting
  •  Must have completed an enrollment form and paid the registration fee of $100.

Attendance

  •  Students cannot miss more than 20% of the course, otherwise, they will not receive a certificate of completion.
  •   If a student misses more than 20% of the course, the institution may dismiss the student, and be given a pro-rated refund.
  •   Students must show up on time for every course. After 15 minutes past the start time you are considered tardy, after 3 tardies you have accumulated a 10% absence
  •  If a class falls on a holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New year’s day, 4th of July,) there will be no class and class will resume as normal the following week.

Course Length

  • The course runs for 11 weeks, offered 3 times a year,
  • Classes are every Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm, with a half-hour lunch break. The day will be split up into 3.5 hours of lecture and 3.5 hours of hands-on lab time.

Program start dates for 2020 are:

  • Winter: Beginning January 10, 2020 
  • Orientation: January 3, 2020

Dress Code:

  •   Students must wear provided scrubs with closed toed shoes. Hair must be pulled back, nails must be short and clean. No jewelry more than stud earrings and a wedding ring may be worn during lab time.
  •  Students must bring their safety glasses to every class.

Cost of tuition

  •  Total cost of tuition is $3,675 tuition includes:            

Registration fee- $100

Books: $200

            Uniform: $100

            Radiology license $185

            Instrument kit $30

            Tuition $3,090

Grading scale

Midterm worth 20% of your grade

Final written worth 40% of your grade

Final clinical worth 40% of your grade

Class size

  • Class size will not exceed 15 students per course

Graduation requirements

To receive a certificate of completion you must:

  • Complete course with attendance 80% or more
  • Complete Radiology certification
  • Tuition must be paid in full
  • The student must have maintained at least a 70% grade average
  • Students must have completed 8 hours of externship in a dental office

Termination and Re-Admittance

  • Grounds for termination by the school include but are not limited to:
  • Failure to comply with school policies or dress code, delinquent payments, displaying disruptive, offensive or threatening behavior.
  • Students that have been dismissed from a previous course, will not be re-admitted to a future course
  • If a student decides to terminate their enrollment, they must fill out an official withdrawal form and agree to terms before any refund is processed

Refund policy

  • Columbus Dental Assisting uses the policy as established in the Ohio administrative Rule 3332-1-10:
  • A Student who starts class and officially withdraws before the session is 15% completed is obligated for 25% of the tuition and refundable fees and registration fees
  • 25% completed is obligated for 50% of tuition fees
  •  40% completed is obligated for 75% of fees
  • Students will be not be granted a refund after 40% of the course is completed. If the student is on a payment plan, he/she is still obligated to complete payments

Termination date for refunds is the last day of class the student attended student services

  • Students have up to 7 calendar days after registering, to cancel enrollment. The registration fee will not be refunded in any case
  • Refunds will be received within 30 days of official withdrawal
  • In case of severe illness or accident, or other circumstances, both parties will come to a fair reimbursement agreement.
  • Full reimbursement will be given if the program is discontinued and students cannot complete it or the course is postponed.

Referral program

⦁    If you refer a friend who enrolls and registers in our program you will receive a $50 gift card!

 

 

Frequently Asked

Course Schedule

The course runs for 11 weeks, offered 3 times a year,

Classes are every Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm, with a half-hour lunch break. The day will be split up into 4 hours of lecture and 4 hours of hands-on lab time.

Program start dates for 2020 are:

  • Winter: Beginning January 10, 2020 
  • Orientation: January 3, 2020
Tuition & Fees

Includes: Registration Fee, Tuition, Books, Uniform, Radiology License, Cerec training, & Instrument Kit with Tote

Total Cost $3,675

Tuition Payment Schedule

All Payments are due in full, prior to course beginning, or by the selected payment plan:

Option #1:
$100 registration fee due at time of registration
$3,575 due at orientation
Option #2
$100 registration fee due at time of registration
$520 due at orientation
$1,540 due on week 5 of the course
$1,540 due on week 10 of the course
We accept credit card, cash, or check for tuition payments.
Cancellation Policy
Students have up to five calendar days after registering, to cancel enrollment. The registration fee will not be refunded. Any tuition refunds will be received within 30 days of official withdrawal.  In case of severe illness or accident, or other circumstances, both parties will come to a fair reimbursement agreement. Full reimbursement will be given if the program is discontinued and students cannot complete it, or if the course is postponed.
Refund Policy
If the student is not accepted into the training program, all monies paid by the student shall be refunded.  Refunds for books, supplies and consumable fees shall be made in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code section 3332-1-10.1.  

See our Policy & Procedures for more detailed information.

CONTACT

Curious about a Career in Dental Assisting?

Contact us with any questions about dental assisting or our programs.

 

3701 North High Street

Columbus Ohio 43214

614-749-0573