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Due to the nature of the dental assistant program, classes are offered only in a face-to-face setting at NWACC's Fayetteville location. There are no pre-requisites required.
View the courses required to obtain certification in dental assisting.
Upon completion of the program, students receive a Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting. Students with additional hours may qualify for an Associate Degree in General Studies with the dental assisting hours fulfilling the elective credit requirements.
You will also receive information on how to apply for the Arkansas Registered Dental Assisting Permit through the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners (a separate process and is not included in the program costs).