Delta Tech | Dental Assistant | Health Care Training


Program Name:

Dental Assistant



Program Length:

36 Weeks / 765 Clock Hours / 26 Semester Credits

225 Externship Hours / 135 Additional Outside Clock Hours



    U.S. Department of Labor SOC Occupation Name, Number, & Description:



Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 25.1071.00

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.


Resource links for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 25.1071.00:

Department of Labor Profile
O*NET Occupational Profile



Dental Assistants 31.9091.00

Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.


Resource links for Dental Assistants 31.9091.00:

Department of Labor Profile
O*NET Occupational Profile




Data for 2010-2011


Horn Lake, MS
Ridgeland, MS
On Time Graduation Rate -- N/A*
Job Placement Rate 82% N/A*


  Tuition and Fees


Registration $100 $100
Tuition $12,757 $12,757
Books** $139 $139
Lab Fee $600 $600
Testing Fees $250 $250
ADAA Membership $30 $30
Background Check $24 $24
Total $13,900 $13,900


   Accumulated Debt from Lending Institutions


Median Loan Debt $5,474 N/A*
Institutional Loan Debt 0 N/A*
Private Loan Debt 0 N/A*


* Data is not available for 2010-2011 award year.  Ridgeland, MS campus opened in Fall of 2011.


** Required Books are as follows:

**The following books are included in book fees. A fee of $5.00 per book will be assessed as part of the book fee.  These rental books must be returned to the school on or before graduation in good condition (no pages missing, not written in, binding in good condition, no water or other major damage to the book).