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Dental Assisting Certificate of Proficiency 

Area of Study:
Dental Assisting
Degree/Certificate:
Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting (1+1 Program)

  
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program.  You may only apply to three programs at one time. 

The Short Term Certificate in Dental Assisting is the only Dental Assisting award offered.  The Associate of Applied Science degree or One Year Certificate of Proficiency in Dental Assisting is currently not offered.  Please see the Short Term Certificate in Dental Assisting.

Dental Assistants are competent in technical, interpersonal and management areas. They work directly with dentists and patients and have responsibility for chairside assisting, taking radiographs (x-rays), laboratory procedures, business procedures and patient management.

This program prepares graduates for entry-level positions as a Dental Assistant.  Graduates may apply as a Dental Assistant Radiographer through the Ohio State Dental Board, and may be eligibile to take the Dental Assisting National Board Certification Exam and the Ohio Dental Assistant Certification Exam provided specific examination criteria is met.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment 

How to reach us

Mary Lou Gerosky,
CDA RDH M Ed 
216-987-4494 
mary-lou.gerosky@tri-c.edu 
Metropolitan Campus - MHCS 126F
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-3196

       

Health Careers Enrollment Center
216-987-4247 
healthcareers@tri-c.edu 
Cuyahoga Community College
Metropolitan Campus - MHCS 126
2900 Community College Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115-3196


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