Now is a Great Time to Enroll in an Online Dental Assistant School

By visiting the unique online school page for one of the two dental assistant schools displayed below, you'll be able to obtain comprehensive info to help you make an informed decision about where to enroll. Penn Foster Career School, the highest ranking school below, will train students to become dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental professionals, etc. and give them an outstanding chance at finding employment, directly comparable to an on-campus school. At present, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 294,020 people employed as dental assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,000. Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed today.

Dental Assistant Common Job Tasks
  • processing dental x rays as directed by a dentist
  • preparing materials for impressions and restorations
  • applying cavity-preventive agents to teeth
Popular Journals & Magazines Dental Assistant Organizations
 

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Penn Foster Career School

The mission of Penn Foster Career School is to empower adult learners to advance or change their careers, learn a new skill or gain personal satisfaction. The school strives to fulfill this mission by providing breadth and depth of courseware, applicable technology and a wide array of flexible services aimed at the needs of the adult learner. Programs not only teach current marketplace skills, but also present liberal arts offerings and develop critical thinking, writing and mathematical abilities. The mission is supported by an admissions policy that allows students with appropriate prior education to enroll in programs without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, national origin or physical disability. Penn Foster Career School assesses fulfillment of its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through ongoing studies of student academic success, measurement of student satisfaction and evaluation of the career outcomes of graduates.

Dental Assistant Programs at Penn Foster Career School

CDI College

The CDI College of Business and Technology provides information technology education at their many campuses across Canada. CDI strives to produce graduates that are well equipped to pursue opportunities in challenging, technology-driven fields. CDI's curriculum development team consults regularly with employer advisory groups, businesses and government ministries to keep pace with technological innovations.

Dental Assistant Programs at CDI College

Dental Assistant Schools by State & City

Top 20 US Dental Assistant Schools (campus and online)

University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
Howard University
Total Programs 140
Number of Subjects 131
Rank in USA 168th
Virginia Commonwealth University
Total Programs 138
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 222nd
Northern Arizona University
Total Programs 206
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 225th
University of the Pacific
Total Programs 101
Number of Subjects 91
Rank in USA 228th
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Total Programs 143
Number of Subjects 134
Rank in USA 282nd
University of South Dakota
Total Programs 98
Number of Subjects 102
Rank in USA 286th
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Total Programs 21
Number of Subjects 21
Rank in USA 336th
Vermont Technical College
Total Programs 32
Number of Subjects 43
Rank in USA 391st
Texas Woman's University
Total Programs 92
Number of Subjects 101
Rank in USA 412th
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Total Programs 146
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 419th
Eastern Washington University
Total Programs 130
Number of Subjects 118
Rank in USA 421st
University of New Haven
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 106
Rank in USA 438th
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 441st