This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
A dental assistant's duties typically involve managing medical records, accounts receivable, and reimbursement, as well as billing patients and insurance, scheduling patients, and performing procedural and diagnostic coding. Each student will do online, self-paced course work and be connected to a regional dentist for clinical experience during the course work. You'll also learn important foundational skills such as dental terminology and anatomy, as well as written and oral communication skills.
This program includes the following credential(s): Approval Certificate from the Vermont State Dental Society
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
- Dental Assistants
- Health Care and Social Assistance