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Dental Assistant Diploma

Gain the skills you need for a new career with dental assistant training.

Training to become a dental assistant will allow you to apply your compassion and professionalism to help calm patients and to keep dental clinics running smoothly. The Harrison College dental assistant program is designed to give you hands-on experience using dental technology, providing career-focused training in:

  • sterilization
  • chairside assisting
  • radiography
  • dental impressions

Prepare to sit for credentialing exams as you earn your dental assistant diploma. In as little as one year, our dental assistant training program can help you train for a new career in less time than other dental assistant schools. Our externship courses, at local Indianapolis dental offices, give you immediate résumé-quality experience.

Learn more about our dental assisting program by downloading our program sheet.

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Dental Assistant Salary & Employment

Dental assistants are in demand! Although Harrison College does not guarantee employment or earnings after graduation, the outlook for dental assistant positions is positive due to faster-than-average growth in the dental assistant field. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the number of dental assisting jobs is expected to increase by 18% over the next decade.

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What’s the Harrison College Difference?

Harrison is committed to helping you achieve your educational and career goals. In addition to a career-focused dental assistant degree program, Harrison offers support for your life – from helping you find child care to uncovering financial aid options. We also provide career placement assistance that you can take advantage of even after you receive your Dental Assistant Diploma. That’s the Harrison College Difference.

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"They have smaller classes and the teachers are very hands-on with their students. They were great at helping me balance work, school and life in general." Katelyn, Dental Assisting
Katelyn, Dental Assisting