Dental Assistant, AAS
This program provides the educational environment and experiences to prepare for employment as a dental assistant. The program graduate has the knowledge and skills necessary to assist during the delivery of dental care, perform supportive treatment procedures and basic business office tasks. Graduates may take the Dental Assisting National Board examination to become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).
Students may request consideration for advanced placement by submitting an official transcript of coursework. This program does not offer credit for experiential learning.
WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440
The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. The program is also accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.
Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.
The Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation supports WATC’s Dental Assistant program with grant funds used to purchase up-to-date equipment and scholarship opportunities for students. Students interested in a scholarship should contact Rachael Wiebe at firstname.lastname@example.org.