The job market for Dental Assistants is rapidly expanding. The expectations are that this field will grow by 31% in the future making becoming a Registered Dental Assistant a very attractive career objective. Dental Assistants in California make an average salary of about $35,000 per year according to the area in which they work, and company for which they work. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.) Dental assistants work with patients and dentists. They assist the dentist with examinations and treatment of patients, perform x-rays, do laboratory work and oversee the front office. Dental Assistants will find employment in private dental offices, clinics, hospitals and other areas where there would be need for their services. Many dental assistant schools in San Jose take less than a year to complete.
Dental Assistant Schools in or near San Jose
Four Great Reasons To Choose Carrington
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More than 80% of Carrington College students use some form on financial aid1 to help cover the cost of their education2. That’s why we offer personalized counseling from a Student Finance Advisor to help make your college experience more affordable.
1. Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
2. Percentage calculated by Carrington College for the 2015-16 school year.
You want a hands-on career, and your Carrington College education will help get you there. From blood draws to x-rays, our courses are designed to let you practice your skills in the lab so you’ll be ready for your career when you graduate.
You can feel confident knowing your instructors are bringing years of real-world experience in to the classroom. Our qualified instructors are dedicated to helping prepare you for your future. They know what skills you’ll use in your career, and they’ll teach you what matters.
Carrington offers you the opportunity to practice your skills in the real-world before you graduate. Clinical rotations and externships are an important part of your education. You’ll get to learn from professionals in your chosen career field and make important connections for your future.
Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415)506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.
- Medical Assisting - Associate of Science Degree
- Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate
- Dental Assisting - Certificate
- Dental Assisting - Associate of Science Degree
- Medical Assisting - Certificate
- Dental Hygiene - Associate of Science Degree
- Medical Billing and Coding - Associate of Science Degree
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