Dental Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Dental Assisting/Assistant. 510601


Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral healthcare and are valuable members of the dental care team.  If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind, and want a career with responsibility, the dental assistant is for you.  Classes are taught through in-person and online lectures, student laboratories, and internship experience.  Upon successful completion of the DANB Radiation and Health and Safety (RHS) exam, you will achieve the Delaware State Radiology Certification.  All textbooks, certification exam, uniforms, and BLS certification included.  Prerequisite: Attendance at an Information Session. Internship/clinical experience included (hours may vary from course schedule).  Minimum 10.0 grade-level equivalent in Reading and Math required.  Accuplacer placement test; 18 years of age


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College- Owens - Non-Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Delaware Tech - Owens Campus - Georgetown, DE

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Delaware State Radiology Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIOA; Internal Scholarship; SEED+

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - State of DE Radiology

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$180.00 Modern Dental Assisting, 13th Edition Textbook and Workbook Elsevier

Testing/Exam Fees

$309.00 270-DANB RHS Safety Exam 39- practice exam

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$145.00 Hanover - $75.00 scrubs (2 sets); $70 CPR Certification

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$360.00 50-Background/50-Drug Screen/ 260-Supplies (supplies to include but not limited to gloves, gowns, face shields, composites)

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9091.00Dental Assistants
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: DE State Radiology Certification

Provider Status



21179 College Drive, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Phone Number

(302) 259-6364

Fax Number

(302) 259-6754

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 16, 2023


Jul 06, 2017


Jul 01, 2024

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