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  • Dental Assistant Program

    Course Suite Price: $1,799.00 Register Now

    PDUs/Contact Hours: 100   |   CEUs: 2.5

    Access Time: 150 Days

    The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions – Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare-related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field. To meet our nation’s growing medical demands, recent studies indicate that over 400,000 assistants will be employed by 2018.

    Target Audience: In addition to facilitating entry-level administrative positions, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal dental hygienist program.

    Level/Prerequisites: High School Diploma.

    Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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    Note: If you are applying for the Continuing Education Private Loan to cover the registration fee for a non-credit continuing education program, then please use UTRGV Continuing Education School Code: 00359902. The loan amount you note in the application cannot exceed the open enrollment fee noted on our website. Minimum for the loans must be $500.00. Some service charges may apply.