Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain, Other
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours
Instructional Program (CIP)
Note: This program does not require an Externship. Altrain offers another program titled Dental Assisting with Orthodontics and Externship for those who are interested in completing an externship.
The objective of Altrain Medical and Dental Assisting Academy’s Dental Assisting with Orthodontics Certificate Program is to provide quality education and training in a dental office setting with a focus on hands-on learning to prepare students for entry level positions as Dental or Orthodontic Assistants. X-ray and Coronal Polish Certified Students have more job opportunities and earn higher wages. Altrain includes exam preparation and fees for the DANB Radiology Health and Safety (RHS) exam and the DANB Coronal Polish (AZCP) Exam, along with Dentrix Software Training.
A. TOTAL PROGRAM COST: $8,500.00
B. Tuition Fee: $7,735.00 (rate applies to WIOA funded students) All Exam / Testing Fees: Radiology Health and Safety Exam (RHS) $270 (Included) Arizona Coronal Polish Exam (AZCP) $295 (Included)
C. COST OF BOOKS: $0 (Included) Book List: Altrain Workbook and Radiographic Imaging for Dental Auxiliaries – 5th Edition
D. COST OF SUPPLIES: $0 (Included) Supplies include – 2 sets of uniforms, lab materials, and cap and gown.
E. WIOA CONTACT: Tiffany Lingenfelter, Director of Admissions, firstname.lastname@example.org, (602)595-7289
H. REFUND POLICY An applicant who provides written notice of cancellation within three (3) days (excluding Saturday, Sunday and federal or state holidays) of signing a Student Enrollment Agreement is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. No later than thirty (30) days after receiving the notice of cancellation, the Academy shall provide the 100% refund. An applicant rejected by the Academy is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. a. An applicant requesting cancellation more than three (3) days after signing a Student Enrollment Agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to entering the Academy is entitled to a refund of all monies paid minus a registration fee of $200.00. b. If 10% or less of the clock hours has expired, a refund of at least 90% of the tuition charges for the time period, minus the non-refundable registration fee. c. If more than 10% but less than or equal to 20% of the clock hours have expired, a refund of at least 80% of the tuition charges for the time period, minus the non-refundable registration fee. d. If more than 20% but less than or equal to 30% of the clock hours have expired, a refund of at least 70% of the tuition charges for the time period, minus the non-refundable registration fee. e. If more than 30% but less than or equal to 40% of the clock hours have expired, a refund of at least 60% of the tuition charges for the time period, minus the non-refundable registration fee. f. If more than 40% but less than or equal to 50% of the clock hours have expired, a refund of at least 50% of the tuition charges for the time period, minus the non-refundable registration fee. g. If more than 50% of the clock hours have expired, no refund is required. h. There will be no refunds for equipment, books, scrubs or supplies received by the Student before or during training. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the Academy if the student has not attended any class for thirty (30) consecutive class days. All refunds will be issued within thirty (30) days of termination or withdrawal, and will be calculated from the actual date of termination or withdrawal. Official date of termination/withdrawal will be the last day the Student attended class. If a Student chooses to withdraw from the Academy after classes begin, he/she must provide written notice of their intended last day to the Registrar of the Academy, and it must be signed and dated by the Student.
G. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Entrance requirements include one of the following (1) High School Diploma, GED, Pass an Entrance Exam, and (2) Desire to become a Dental Assistant and Personal Interview
I. CREDENTIALS: Industry Recognized: YES, The Radiology Health and Safety Exam (RHS) Arizona Coronal Polish Exam (are administered by the Dental Assisting National Board DANB and Certificate Credentialing is issued by the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners. Stackable: NO Portable: Sometimes – State Specific Accredited Curriculum: NO
J. CREDENTIAL ATTAINMENT RATE: New Program
Program Length (Weeks)
Altrain Medical and Dental Assisting Academy, LLC
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
5750 West Thunderbird Road, Suite D480, Glendale, Arizona
7 - Maricopa County, Maricopa Workforce Connections
Name of Credential
Certificate of Completion
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
No Federal Financial Aid or Pell Grants
Payment Plans, Loans, VA, MyCAA, WIOA and Scholarships
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
$565.00 DANB RHS Exam Fee - $270 DANB CP Exam Fee - $295
$7,735.00 Tuition Includes all books, materials, uniforms, exam fees for DANB x-ray and coronal polish certification, AHA CPR Certification, OSHA Training Certificate, Dentrix Software Training (front and back office) and gradation expenses (cap and gown)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost