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Dental Assistant Careers

Dental Assistant Careers

Play a vital role in improving patients’ health. Dental assistants perform a variety of duties for dentists and orthodontists. Be a part of a career that is rewarding, flexible and in demand. The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Dental Assistant jobs to increase 18% by 2024.*

Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

  • Earn up to $37,000 a year!**
  • Enjoy a flexible career, work full or part-time
  • Be a part of a secure, growing industry
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Dental Assistants to grow 18% by 2024.*

Certification

Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. U.S. Career Institute’s Dental Assistant program prepares you to take the Dental Assistant Certificate Exam (RDA) administered through American Medical Technologists (AMT). USCI does not provide placements for dental externships, but we do provide Graduate Counselors who will help graduates with the process of finding local dental facilities to complete externship hours.

State Requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.

USCI Career Coach Program

We invest in you-up to $400 Value***

After completing your certificate course, our Career Coach Program is USCI Career Coach Program an included benefit that will give you one-on-one access to a Career Coach Specialist. Our course and Career Coach Program can prepare you with the skills needed to help you start your new career. Read about the program's requirements and guidelines in the Career Coach Program Outline.


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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Dental Assistants, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm#tab-6 (May 31, 2017)
**With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained at http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319091.htm. [May 31, 2017]. For more information, click here.
.***Value depends on graduates’ use of services available to them.
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