Dental Assistant - Certificate of Completion

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program can be found on the following https://dacc.nmsu.edu/gainfulemployment/.

(48 credits)

Core Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 1,24
COMM 253GPublic Speaking 1,23
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
BIOL 154Introductory Anatomy and Physiology 1,24
Related Requirements
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Introduction to Psychology 23
Personal Health and Wellness 23
Human Nutrition 23
Technical Requirements
DAS 111Bio-Dental Science4
DAS 113Dental Assisting I4
DAS 115Dental Radiology3
DAS 117Dental Materials3
DAS 130Dental Assisting II4
DAS 123Dental Assisting Practicum6
DAS 125Professional Concepts3
DAS 127Dental Office Management2
DAS 129Preventive Dentistry2
Total Credits48
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Must be completed before a student can apply to the Dental Assistant program.

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Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University-Las Cruces (main) Campus.