Bunker Hill Community College

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Hybrid Dental Assisting Technician Program with Clinical Externship

  1. The online portion of these hybrid courses are self-paced and that a course instructor and a course mentor are available to assist them in their self study as needed.
  2. To complete the course on time, students must spend a minimum of seven hours per week to be successful. Upon successful completion of the course, students may elect to request an externship placement from their course instructor or mentor. The externship is 40 hours and is optional. Externships provide students with practical experience.
  3. Although not required, students may elect to take the national exam upon completion of the online component of the course. Check with your course instructor for details. Passing the national exam enhances your resume and makes you a stronger candidate when applying for jobs.
  4. When registering for any of these medical tech programs, please use the mailing address you wish your materials to be sent. Your books will be mailed to the address you provide.
  5. Once you receive your course startup instructions by email, you may begin your course in advance of your receiving your physical books.
    National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiology Health and Safety (RHS) Examination.
    Clinical Externship: As part of this Dental Assisting program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship.

Hybrid Dental Assisting Technician Program With Clinical Externship NON-900E

Online Course: Prepare to become a Dental Assistant. This hybrid course allows you to take the "classroom" portion remotely via pre-recorded and live webinar sessions. Students will be assigned to a clinical setting at a later date and upon completion of the training. Students who take an online course should be self-motivated to and have access to the internet.

Upon registration, students will be mailed their textbook and a free laptop. Students may begin the online course once they've received their materials.The online portion of the course is approximately 120 hours and most students will complete their certification in 8-16 weeks. Labs will take place at a later date once the College resumes face-to-face classes or students will be assigned an externship placement. On-campus lab dates are dependent on the number of students registered.

SectionDatesDays and TimesInstructorFeeRegister
NON-900E-FN02Nov 2 - Jan 18
This course is Asynchronous
TBA$1,299
NON-900E-01Feb 8 - Apr 5
This course is Asynchronous
TBA$1,299
NON-900E-02Apr 12 - Jun 7
This course is Asynchronous
TBA$1,299