Dental Assisting (Degree)

Achieve an Associate degree in as few as 19 months

This program is currently closed to enrollments.

Dental Assisting (Degree) Mission Statement

The Dental Assisting program prepares students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for success in an entry-level position.  The program aims to guide students in developing proficiency, professionalism, empathy, and accurate technique while learning to interact professionally with dentist, coworkers, and patients.

Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

The program includes general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal, and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. Learning objectives include achievement of sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical skills in which students are required to successfully complete radiological written and skills assessments.

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In order to graduate from the Dental Assisting (Degree) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:

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