Goals & Program Competencies


  • To maintain a contemporary dental assisting program that reflects relevant and current evidence-based dental assisting.
  • To provide didactic and clinical experiences to prepare students to become entry-level licensed dental assistants.
  • To provide students with a wide variety of experiences treating a diverse population applying the dental assisting process of care.
  • To encourage commitment to the dental assisting profession through professional organizations, continuing education, and community service.


Program Competencies (PDF)