As a Dental Office Assistant you will be trained to work directly with the Dentist in the treatment area. You will room the patient, perform documentation, pass dental materials and instruments, provide patient education and oversee inventory control and ordering of supplies. This program combines classroom instruction of 80 hours and an off-site externship of 40 hours to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience. (Total – 120 hours)
$1499 includes textbook, online access to program materials, and program completion certificate.
Students with a need for financial assistance may contact Sallie Mae for a credit-based loan or Tuition Options for a financial plan; the application process is easy! Contact Boston Reed for more details.
Community Job Survey:
Starting pay $15-$20 per hour. Employment is expected to grow 36 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. In fact, dental assistants are expected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the same period.
Upon successful completion graduates will receive a certificate of completion.
Classes are conveniently held on evenings, afternoons and/or weekends. Externships coordinated by Boston Reed.
Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent. Students need competency in, or completion of a basic computer operations course. Students will be required to have access to the internet, printing capabilities and an email address. Prior to placement in an externship, students will need to show proof of completion of “CPR for the Healthcare Provider” course, a health examination including TB testing, and submission of a resume.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor the need for the Dental Assistants is expected to grow 36% by 2018.
Date: December 1 - March 9
Time: Saturdays, 9:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: SCSU Welcome Center
355 5th Ave. S, St. Cloud
Program Flyer (PDF)
Registration is processed by our academic partner, Boston Reed.
Call 800-201-1141 to talk to a Boston Reed Admissions Counselor to get more information about payment plans.
Please contact Tammy at 320.308.4252 or Tammy@SCSUTraining.com if you have any questions.