Dental Careers


High School Credits: 2 Credits per Course

The two-year program introduces students to careers in the dental health sciences. Academic content includes general health occupations topics, as well as an overview of specific dental topics. In addition, students learn clinical skills necessary to perform as a dental assistant. The skills are practiced in a simulated office setting. Second-year students may be certified in dental radiology safety and elect to participate in internships.

Program Features

  • Internship for second-year students


  • Workplace Readiness Skills
  • Radiation Health & Safety Exam

Student Career Pathway Examples

The study of Dental Careers with additional post-secondary training may lead to these careers:

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Employment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 19% through 2025, much faster than the average for all occupations.

The median annual wage for dental hygienists in May 2015 was $72,330

Industry Connections & Program Partnerships

Students gain experience in our fully functioning Dental Clinic!