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 Dental Assistant
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SchoolVancouver Island University
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,500
Full-time Graduate: 440
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length10 Month(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
International: $20,850

Books and supplies (approximate cost): $1,992.00
Scholarships
DescriptionHelp brighten people's smiles every day with a career as a dental assistant. Vancouver Island University's Dental Assistant Certificate program offers students hands-on training with knowledgeable instruction to prepare them for this fast-paced, growing industry.

After completion of the ten-month Dental Assistant program, students must write a national board exam to be eligible to become a Certified Dental Assistant.
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