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Dental Assistant - Certificate Program

  • Program Length

    Designed Program Length:  

    • Ground – Daytime: 35 Weeks
    • Ground – Evening: 54 Weeks
    • Blended – 36 Weeks

    Are you interested in a career that allows you to have the satisfaction of helping numerous patients improve their smile and their dental health? At The College of Health Care Professions, our Dental Assistant Certificate Training Program will prepare you to play a key role in the functions of a dental office by performing many tasks to support Dentists and Dental Hygienists. You may prepare patients for cleanings or procedures, provide suction or other assistance for dental procedures, sterilize equipment, and maintain patient records. 

  • Campus Locations

    CHCP's Medical Coding & Billing Certificate Program is available in the following locations:

    • Austin, TX
    • Dallas, TX
    • Fort Worth, TX
    • Houston Astrodome, TX
    • Northwest Houston, TX
    • Southwest Houston, TX
    • McAllen, TX
    • South San Antonio, TX
  • Job Outlook

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dental Assisting will be one of the fastest-growing occupations over the next several years, forecasting 11% growth by 2028. If you enjoy interacting with people, are detail-oriented, caring and want to help others, dental assisting may be the career for you! 

  • CHCP Tuition & Financial Aid Support

    Education is one of the most important investments you can make for a successful future, but financing your chosen career path can take careful planning. The College of Health Care Professionals is committed to helping you work within your current financial situation by offering:

    • Flexible class schedules, including night and evening classes and online programs, for students who continue to work part-time or full-time jobs while they pursue their allied health care training
    • Short-term degree and certificate programs, so that graduates can get started even faster with their new careers
    • Financial Aid Administrators, who can walk you through the process of applying for federal student aid and other programs


As a leader in healthcare education and training, CHCP will help you develop the skills you need to meet the demands of today’s healthcare industry and be on your way to a promising career that’s right for you. Founded by physicians, we’re 100-percent focused on healthcare education and training and our accredited programs have been developing healthcare professionals for 30 years. CHCP faculty have real world, on-the-job experience, and are committed to helping each and every one of our students succeed. Just as importantly, our wide range of on-campus, online and hybrid program offerings give our students flexible options to learn on their schedule. Join the CHCP family and let us guide you on your path to a successful career helping others.

CHCP Is Accredited by ABHES

The College of Health Care Professions is an accredited institution, and is dedicated to providing you with quality training in the allied health care fields. As a CHCP student, you will attain knowledge and proficiency through demonstration, actual operation of equipment and practice of learned techniques. Our aim is to provide students with the knowledge and technical proficiency that will make them employable for entry-level positions in the allied health care field, while supporting their continued career path goals. CHCP is proud to be accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program may be viewed at www.chcp.edu/disclosures.

Institutionally accredited by ABHES.

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