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Become a Dental Assistant

Prepare for a successful career at FCC. Develop your skills, enhance your credentials, and gain industry-recognized certifications.

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Course Sequence Order
• CAH145 or ADE641 Foundations for Healthcare Careers
• CAH272 Fundamentals of Dental Assisting
• CAH273 Oral Radiography


Duration & Format
• Program Duration: Four months
• Timing: Day and Evening classes
• Hybrid Format: In-person and online participation required

Requirements
• English reading and listening skills*
• Current AHA Basic Life Support CPR card or registration in CPR Basic Life Support (SAF157).
• Oral Radiography requires dental assisting and/or dental anatomy knowledge, dental assisting experience or successful completion of a dental assisting program.

Tuition & Fees*
• Tuition & Class Fees (approximate): Up to $4,120
Registration Fees
Textbooks
Financial Assistance Options
• Exam Fees: See "Credentials & Certifications"

Credentials & Certifications
• FCC Completion Award (per course) or CEWD Workforce Training Certificate
DANB National Entry Level Dental Assistant Certification
DANB Radiation Health and Safety Certification
Maryland General Dental Assisting Certification

Receive Credit for Prior Learning Experience*
• CAH145 - Any of following certifications/licenses: CNA, CMA/CCMA (or other Medical Assistant certification), LPN, RN, EMT-B or EMT-I, CRT, AEMT or Paramedic.
• SAF157 - Current AHA Basic Life Support CPR Card valid through program end date.

Career Pathways
Learn more about Dental Assistant career growth opportunities.

Contact Us
* Contact Healthcare Careers at HealthcareCareers@frederick.edu for more information.


Please Note: Residency fees apply ($5 per course for residents outside Frederick County and $10 per course for non-Maryland students). Learn more >>

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CAH273

Tuition $427.00

Fees: $415.00

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (5/11/2024-7/13/2024)

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Della Koons  2.Brandon Canaza 

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Class ID: 26163

Section Number: 2

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Closed

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (5/20/2024-6/4/2024)

Instructor : Lilian Diaz-Chung 

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Class ID: 26198

Section Number: 8

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC115

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Wed, Mon 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (7/10/2024-8/19/2024)

Instructor : Brandi Luther 

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Class ID: 26979

Section Number: 7

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC126

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH273

Tuition $427.00

Fees: $415.00

Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (7/12/2024-9/13/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27008

Section Number: 1

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Thu, Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/25/2024-9/3/2024)

Instructor : Blackboard Instructor 

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Class ID: 26970

Section Number: 5

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Thu, Tue 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (8/1/2024-8/27/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 26956

Section Number: 1

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC116

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (8/5/2024-9/4/2024)

Instructor : Blackboard Instructor 

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Class ID: 26960

Section Number: 2

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC116

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Wed, Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/14/2024-9/25/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27003

Section Number: 9

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (8/20/2024-9/26/2024)

Instructor : Blackboard Instructor 

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Class ID: 27002

Section Number: 8

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

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CAH145

Tuition $229.00

Fees: $294.00

Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (8/20/2024-9/26/2024)

Instructor : Blackboard Instructor 

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Class ID: 26977

Section Number: 6

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC126

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH273

Tuition $427.00

Fees: $415.00

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (9/28/2024-12/7/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27009

Section Number: 2

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information

CAH272

Tuition $760.00

Fees: $450.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM (9/30/2024-12/4/2024)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

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Class ID: 27007

Section Number: 2

Location: Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Email CEInfo@frederick.edu or call 301.624.2888 for registration information