Launch Your Career in Dental Assisting

Chemeketa's Dental Assisting Program prepares graduates to sit for their national Certified Dental Assistant exam. Dental Assisting Student Success Rates. Chemeketa offers the training you need to enter this rewarding field. Our program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Accreditation and is partnered with Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) to provide a Bachelor's degree option in Dental Hygiene.

The Dental Assisting application for fall 2018 is now available.

Request for Evaluation and Transfer of Previous Credit

Applications for 2018-2019 will be accepted from March 12 to May 18, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Enrollment Services in Building 2, Room 200 on Chemeketa's Salem campus.

For more information, e-mail Lynn George or call 503.399.5265

ACCREDITATION SITE VISIT NOTICE

AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

In compliance with the American Dental Association Commission on Accreditation policy on Third Party Comments, this notice is to inform all interested parties that the Chemeketa Community College Dental Assisting Program is scheduled for their site visit on November 2-3, 2017.

Third-party comments relative to the Commission’s accredited programs may include comments submitted by interested parties such as faculty, students, program administrators, Commission consultants, specialty and dental-related organizations, patients, and/or consumers. Interested parties should submit comments to the Commission using the following guidelines:
  • All comments relative to the programs being visited are due in the Commission office no later than sixty (60) days prior to each program’s site visit to allow time for the program to respond.
  • Comments must be signed. Only signed comments will be considered. Signatures will be removed from comments prior to forwarding them to the program.
  • Comments must pertain only to the standards for the particular program or policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process. Comments will be screened by Commission staff for relevancy.
  • A copy of the accreditation standards and/or the Commission’s policy on third-party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, or by calling 1/800-621-8099, extension 4653.
  • For those individuals who are interested in submitting comments, requests may be made to the Commission office.

For comments not relevant to these issues, the individual will be notified that the comment is not relat4ed to accreditation and, where appropriate, referred to the appropriate agency.

July 10, 2017