Dental Assisting PSAV Certificate

The Dental Assisting PSAV Certificate program prepares students for the Dental Assisting National Board Exam and allows students to begin training for certification in dental assisting and to safely and effectively perform all functions that are legal for the dental assistant to perform in Florida.

This is a limited-access and limited enrollment program. See all Healthcare Program requirements.

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Overview / Requirements

Course Information

Program Overview & Requirements

Program Purpose:
To prepare students for certification in dental assisting and to safely and effectively perform all functions that are legal for the dental assistant to perform in Florida. To prepare students to take the Dental Assisting National Board Exam. Quality patient care and the development of skilled dental assistants are the ultimate goals of the Dental Assisting program.

This program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Program Length:
12 credit hours + 960 clock hours = 1,230 contact hours

Admission Requirements:
Applicants to the program must complete all admission requirements to the College. Applicant must have successfully completed biology and chemistry in high school or college and have a high school or college cumulative unrounded GPA of 2.0 or better.

Program Application:
The Dental Assisting program begins in the Fall semester and is a limited-access program. Applicants must submit a TCC admissions application (www.tcc.fl.edu/apply) and a separate healthcare program application by the published deadline. Students may access the healthcare application through their TCC Passport account.

See Additional Healthcare Program Requirements  for more important information.

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Academic Division:
Healthcare Professions

Contact:
(850) 558-4500 or healthedu@tcc.fl.edu

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Course Information


Program Courses (960 Clock Hours / 12 Credit Hours)


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All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Tallahassee Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Click here for more information.