Dental Assisting (Two Years)
The Dental Assisting program prepares students to perform technical services involved with planning, organizing, researching, directing and controlling functions and processes related to the provision of dental assisting healthcare services-both front office and clinical responsibilities. An integrated approach to teaching and learning is provided as students develop interpersonal relations, career development skills and technical knowledge and skills associated with a dental assistant. Students completing this program will be prepared to participate in teams, solve problems, think critically and implement effective solutions. Courses meet two and one-half hours per day, Monday through Friday. This program is located at West-MEC Northwest Campus, 13201 W. Grand Avenue, Surprise, AZ 85374.