Dental Assisting

Accreditation

External peer review is the primary means of assuring and improving the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the United States. This recognition is accomplished through program accreditation, approval or certification.

Certificate, Dental Assisting

The Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA), 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678; (312) 440-2718; Web address: www.ada.org/prof/ed/accred/commission/index.asp. This is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and by the United States Department of Education.

Successful completion of this program allows the individual to sit for two board exams: (1) the State of Michigan Board Exam, to earn the credential RDA, Registered Dental Assistant., and (2) the Dental Assisting National Board Exam to earn the credential CDA, Certified Dental Assistant. 

Associate of Applied Science, Dental Assisting

The Dental Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA), 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678; (312) 440-2500; Web address: www.ada.org/prof/ed/accred/commission/index.asp.

Successful completion of this program allows the individual to sit for two board exams: (1) the State of Michigan Board Exam, to earn the credential RDA, Registered Dental Assistant and (2) the Dental Assisting National Board Exam to earn the credential CDA, Certified Dental Assistant. 

 

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