Industry certification, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours
Instructional Program (CIP)
A. Course Objective:
Description: Students are trained in clinical, radiographic and preventive dentistry procedures. The program is 34 weeks long and consists of eight modules. The first seven modules are 90 hours each and are conducted in a classroom and laboratory environment on campus. Tests and/or quizzes are administered weekly during each didactic module; however, there is no final examination for the program. The eighth module is spent in an externship consisting of 170 hours of on-the-job training at an approved extern employment site in the community. Dental Assistant classes have a maximum student teacher ratio of 14:1 for lab classes.
Competencies to be achieved: This program prepares students for an entry-level dental assisting position. Graduates can work in dental offices, dental supply manufacturers, hospital dental departments and insurance companies.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $10,000
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (included in tuition):
? Modern Dental Assisting, 12th ed. eBook
? Modern Dental Assisting workbook, 12th ed. Workbook
? DENTAL INSTRUMENTS: A POCKET GUIDE, 6TH (REPLACEMENT) Textbook
? BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS Textbook
? DENTAL INFECTION CONTROL GUIDELINES PROF CE W/B Textbook
? IEC DENTAL MANUAL REVISED 2015 Textbook
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (included in tuition):
? 8GB SWIVEL FLASH BLACK FLIP-WHITE BOX
? DENTAL TYPODONT MODEL 860 W/UNIVERSAL PLATE ARTMED
? DA Uniforms x 2
? Kindle 8 HD Fire
? Kindle Case
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Kitty Roberts
Phone number: (928)955-6852
F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.uei.edu/trade-school-programs/dental-assistant/
G. Additional information:
? Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
It is the responsibility of each student to read the certification, state board, or licensing requirements reflected in the program outline section of the catalog and program disclosures. Students are also advised that such requirements may change during the course of a program. The College cannot guarantee any student’s eligibility to sit for or pass an exam or to become licensed. Students are not automatically certified or licensed upon graduation.
As noted in the specific program outline, a high school diploma or GED may be required to sit for a particular exam or to become licensed. Additionally, there may be a minimum age requirement for some exams or licenses. A criminal background check may also be required for certification or licensure. A student should contact the Director of Education and/or appropriate agency to understand the scope of the background check and what crimes may prohibit certification or licensure.
For licensure, certification or registration requirements, please see the supplement insert for this Catalog.
? Other requirements needed: Proof of Immunizations may be required. Recommended Hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination and a tuberculosis (TB) skin test performed before externship.
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Included in Website
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
? Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Optional: While not required for employment, graduates may pursue an optional certification Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification in the state of Arizona through (DANB) Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.
? Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Career Pathway: N/A
? Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): No
? Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No
Accrediting Agency and link to website: N/A
J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
9215 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix
5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Pell Grant, FSEOG Grant, Institutional Grant
available in our catalog, posted on website
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Tra
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?
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost