2015-2016 Catalog 
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Assisting Certificate (DAECC)

Student working in the lab setting.

The Dental Assisting Certificate program prepares students for employment as dental assistants. The courses include lecture, lab, and clinical components. Students will satisfy clinical and lab requirements in the MCC Dental Clinic as well as in private dental offices in their respective communities. For more information regarding the Dental Assisting Certificate, see the Dental Assisting webpage.

The Dental Assisting program is located on the Bullhead City Campus in Bullhead City.


  • Students must show appropriate abilities on the assessment test by either placing into ENG 101  and TRM 091  or by passing PCS 021 , TRE 089 , and TRM 090 .
  • Students must maintain a valid American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification throughout the program.
  • Students must complete the Program Immunization and Health Declaration by the third week of the semester for any lab classes. 

Requirements for Graduation: Passing all core dental assisting courses with a “C” grade or better. Note: For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution.

Required Gainful Employment Disclosures per 34 CFR 668.6

Certificate Requirements:

Total Certificate Credits: 25