DA-4000 Dental Assistant and Office Administration

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other. 510699


This program offers a unique opportunity that not only prepares the student to perform administrative tasks within the a medical office environment, but also gives them the tools and training necessary to become a Dental Assistant. Dental Assistants work in an array of locations including dental offices, hospitals, clinics, dental schools, and within professional sales environments. Dental Assistant responsibilities include: assisting with and providing direct patient care, sterilizing instruments, taking impressions and performing office management tasks. Working under the direction of a Dentist, assistants may perform a variety of lab task such as coronal polishing, sealant application, fluoride application, and topical anesthetic application. The Dental Assistant program covers a comprehensive range of knowledge domains, topics, objectives, and tasks that a practicing Dental Assistant could perform, however, it is important to note that each state regulates the scope of practice for Dental Assistants within that state. Graduats of this program are prepared to take the Infection Control Examination (ICE) and the Radiation Health and Safety Exam (RHS) sponsored by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). Students will also learn Medical Office Procedures and Administration along with Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology to obtain the CMAA – Certified Medical Administrative Assistant certification.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent



WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Online training

Local WIB

2 - Workforce Investment Area II

Name of Credential

Dental Assistant Certificate of Completion and CMAA- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - KBOR and Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

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?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9091.00Dental Assistants
$18.59 per hour

Provider Status



14143 Farmington Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48154

Phone Number

(800) 734-1175

Fax Number

(734) 469-5018

Web Address

Last Updated

Jan 18, 2023


Jul 19, 2019


Jun 19, 2022

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