Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program provides students with manual skills, technical knowledge, clinical experiences, and communication skills. The dental assistant may assist the dentist at chair-side, perform expanded duties or laboratory work, or act as a receptionist or office manager. Clinical experience is obtained in the dental clinic.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Dental Assistants
  • Median wage:$21.08/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu