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Dental Assistant Program

Prepare to become a dental assistant in this 12-week online program.

Learn the role of a dental assistant in supporting dentists and dental hygienists in a rapidly growing industry. Demand for dental assistants is expected to increase by 36% through 2024 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

About the Program

The Dental Assistant Program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and enable you to be job-ready. Topics include anatomy and physiology, infection control, imaging, and patient care. The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials, and fees for one sitting of the DANB RHS exam. Students are eligible for an externship of at least 40 hours (background check/drug screening may be required). All materials are mailed to your home once you register. Students must be 18 years of age or older at the time of enrollment.

Registration Process – Fall Registration Opens July 9

Register for the Dental Assistant Online Program by completing the Dental Assistant Course Registration form. Payment is required at time of form submission.

  1. Receive an email from Harper’s program specialist within 2 business days of submitting the form. This email will detail the program’s next steps, including information about course materials and access.

NOTE:  Registration for Fall term closes on date tba at 12 noon CST.


Contact Deanne at dpawlisc@harpercollege.edu.

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