Dental Assistant Program

Train to Become a Dental Assistant!

The Dental Assistant Training Program curriculum prepares the student to take on significant responsibility as a member of the dental health care team and prepare for national certification exams*. Employment positions are available in dental offices, hospitals, clinics, dental schools, and professional sales. Dental Assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care. A career in dental assisting offers many challenges and a variety of procedures. Specific tasks may be performed such as assisting with and providing direct patient care, sterilizing instruments, taking impressions, and performing office management tasks. Dental assisting offers variety, flexibility, excellent working conditions, and personal satisfaction.

The course meets the requirements of several national boards, where upon completion of the program, students can register for the national certification exams.

*During the unpredictable and unprecedented time of a global pandemic, certain services may be altered or no longer available during the course offerings. Externships that require students to work at medical sites can be  delayed and would convert to home kits with instructor or practitioner verification. Courses requiring on-site lab skills.

** Externships are subject to  approval via an externship application keeping in consideration students’ geographical location and site availability.

Train to Become a Veterinary Assistant!

If you love working with animals, take the first step towards a new career in the veterinary field with MK Education’s Veterinary Assistant Program. To register, please contact Irina Cline by phone at (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2383 or e-mail.
Morton College offers a payment plan option for those who qualify. For more information, please contact Irina Cline via phone at (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2383 or e-mail.

Spring 2021 Course Dates

Tuesdays & Thursdays
March 30 - July13, 2021

Virtual Class Format

Externship: July 27- September 27, 2021

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