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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Award: Certificate
Total Credits for Award: 16.00

Admission Requirements:

Students are accepted into the Dental Support Personnel certificate program each semester. (Please note: not all courses are offered each semester.) Students are accepted into the Dental Assistant diploma evening program fall semester only. Students are accepted into the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certificate program spring semester only.

Dental Assistant courses in these programs require achievement of the following minimum placements:


Description:

The Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certificate program provides training in order to provide direct patient care in general or specialty dental offices.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 DNTA 1201

 Introduction to Expanded Functions

 2.00

 DNTA 1150

 Radiology 1

 3.00

 DNTA 1260

 Dental Assistant Expanded Functions 1

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 9.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 DNTA 1350

 Radiology 2

 3.00

 DNTA 1360

 Dental Assistant Expanded Functions 2

 4.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 

 7.00

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.