Dental Assisting

Career Studies Certificates
Degree
Career Studies Certificate in Dental Assisting
Length
Variable. The options within this program amount to approximately one to two semesters of full-time academic work. Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.
Purpose

A significant portion of the student population served by Wytheville Community College is comprised of part-time evening students.  Many of these individuals need and desire post-secondary continuing education programs of study that are of less than conventional one- or two-year duration.  Such students have specific occupational, industrial, and/or professional goals that can best be realized through short-term programs.

The options included within the Career Studies program represent a variety of career and academic pursuits.  Each may be viewed as a mini-curriculum which is part of a broader range of educational possibilities within a given career field. 

Requirements

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college. 

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
DNA 95 Topics in Dental Assisting 1 0 1
DNA 103 1 0 1
DNA 109 1 2 2
DNA 110 2 3 3
DNA 113 2 3 3
DNA 135 1 3 2
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 8 11 12  

Certificate Earned!