Advanced Dental Office Management Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicabl

1st SemesterCredits
Business Elective (see below*)3
Business Elective (see below)*3
Year Total: 6
2nd SemesterCredits
DLA 1200 Dental Science I1
DLA 1206 Communication in Healthcare1
DLA 1209 Infection Control Practices1.50
DLA 1210 Dental Science II1
DLA 1216 Dental Administrative Assistant1
DLA 1226 Dental Software2
DLA 1229 Medical Emergencies in The Dental Office1
Year Total: 8.5
Total Credit Hours: 14.5

Business Elective: Must choose any two of the following courses: BUS 1010, MKT 1210, or MGT 2010

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or, 224-0359.

BIO 1200 & SPH 1001 are highly recommended prior to admission. Consider taking these courses the spring or summer before beginning the program. 

All students will be required to have a criminal background check and a 10 panel urine drug screen prior to starting the program.    

To enroll in any DLA course, students must hold a current Healthcare provider CPR/BLS card. A grade of "C" or better is required in all coursework in order to continue in the program.

Professional Writing Workshop scheduled by Program Coordinator is required one time each semester enrolled.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a limited admission program that requires a separate application process. The above excerpts have been taken from the "IVCC Dental Assisting Handbook". Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information.

Pending ICCB approval