Dental Assisting

Career Certificate

Dental Hygiene

Clinical procedures, preventive dentistry, radiology and dental office management

The Dental Assisting Career Certificate (C.C.) program provides students with dental assisting classes that cover the theoretical, practical and clinical skills necessary to receive an entry-level position in a dental office. Dental assisting training includes dental basic sciences, dental radiographic techniques, dental materials, sterilization and infection control, chair side assisting, office management, dental specialties and expanded functions. 

The Dental Assisting program has been approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry to prepare students for certification in expanded functions and dental radiology.

Industry Associations


The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of“approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is:

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.




Program Information

Limited access program

Program Code:  5649

Start Term



July 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $3,592*
Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Program Fact Sheet  

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule