Dental Assistant careers in South Dakota 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 South Dakota and sorted by CODA accredited schools and vocational post-secondary schools.
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Accredited Programs in South Dakota
Vocational and Post-Secondary Dental Assistant Programs in South Dakota
Western Dakota Tech. Institute-Rapid City
800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City