Dental Assistant Certificate

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Minimum Requirements for Dental Assistant Certificate: 30 credits

Students must earn a C- or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Certificate Requirements
Complete the certificate requirements. 13
As part of the certificate requirements, complete the following:
Mathematics in Health Care
Dental Assistant Program Requirements
Complete the following:
DA F100Introduction to Dental Assisting3
DA F152Dental Materials and Applications4
DA F153Anatomy for Dental Assistants3
DA F154Dental Radiography3
DA F251Beginning Chairside for Dental Assistants4
DA F252Advanced Chairside for Dental Assistants4
DA F254Dental Assistant Practicum4
HLTH F110Professional Skills for the Workplace2
HLTH F122First Aid and CPR for the Health Care Provider0
Total Credits30

As part of the certificate requirements, the communication and human relations content is embedded in the major required courses for this program.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of competencies (DA F151, DA F251, DA F252, DA F254)
  • Possess the knowledge and skills to gain employment in Dental Assisting clinics