A career as a Dental Assistant is a steady and rewarding profession. And with Austin now rated as the fastest growing city in the nation, demand for qualified assistants is growing rapidly!
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About the Program
The Austin Community College Dental Assistant Certification Program will provide you with hands-on skills development to ensure that you will meet the high standards of the practice setting. The program has been developed in close collaboration with Austin area dental practices. Our clinical placements are coordinated with dental clinics and offices across the greater Austin area to ensure that your practicum is under a skilled practitioner.
Program highlights include:
- 388 program hours (approx. 1 year)
- Seven comprehensive courses
- Clinical observations, Group Clinicals and Practicum
- Preparation for Texas State registration as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
Note: Students must have a high school diploma/GED, be proficient in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills), are at least eighteen (18) years of age, and have a clean criminal record. To begin, complete the program application from this page and submit it to the ACC Continuing Education registration office.
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