Dental Assistant Schools In New Mexico (NM)

Dental Assistant careers in New Mexico are currently in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of dental assistants to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations

There are several possible paths to becoming a dental assistant. Some states require dental assistants to graduate from a CODA accredited program and pass an exam. In other states, there are no formal educational requirements and dental assistants learn how to perform their duties through on-the-job training. Below are the schools that offer dental assistant programs located within the state of New Mexico and sorted by CODA accredited schools and vocational post-secondary schools.

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Accredited Programs in New Mexico

Central NM Community College

900 University Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Dona Ana Community College

2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd, Las Cruces,
New Mexico 88011

Luna Community College – Las Vegas

366 Luna Drive Las Vegas
NM 87701

Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe
NM 87508

University of New Mexico – Gallup

705 Gurley Ave. Gallup
NM 87301, USA

Vocational and Post-Secondary Dental Assistant Programs in New Mexico

Carrington College-Albuquerque

1001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque
NM 87107

Computer Career Center, a division of Vista College

850 N Telshor Blvd Suites F-G
Las Cruces
NM 88011

Eastern New Mexico University - Rosell

52 University Blvd, Roswell
NM 88203

Matrix School of Dental Assisting

4200 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque
NM 87111

Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque

4400 Cutler Ave NE, Albuquerque
NM 87110