Basic 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 applicable.

First YearCredits
Fall
FALL 1ST 8 WEEKS
DLA 1200 Dental Science I1
DLA 1206 Communication in Healthcare1
DLA 1209 Infection Control Practices1.50
FALL 2ND 8 WEEKS
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: 8.5

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

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. https://www.ivcc.edu/admissions/limited-admissions-programs.php. The above excerpts have been taken from the "IVCC Dental Assisting Handbook". Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information.

10/23/2020