• 4840
  • Dental Assisting
ATA College
ATA College
10200 Linn Station Road
Louisville, KY 40223
Staff Approved


Graduation from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach. Additionally, the faculty member possesses two (2) years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach; OR ii. A minimum of three (3) years of job-related training and experience, as described above, for those instructors who are not graduates from an accredited program in the field in which they teach.

This diploma program is designed to train individuals for positions as dental assistants in the dental office setting. The dental assistant program has a clinical emphasis. The dental assistant will be trained to function as a member of the dental health care delivery team. Graduates of this program receive classroom training as well as lab experience and clinical experience to fully prepare them for employment in the dental office. Laboratory classes in the dental assisting program are completed on-site in our Dental Lab. Graduates will be prepared to seek positions such as dental assistant or in the front office of a dental practice.

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Candidates must be high school graduates or have a GED. A pre-admission conference is required prior to consideration by the selective admission committee.

2 weeks prior to the class start date. Classes start every 5 weeks.



  • 76
    • 9
    • 37
    • 54
  • Day,Online
  • 40 week(s)
  • 58 academic credit hours
  • Hours
  • 98%

Financial Information

    • $400.00
    • No

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:

  • Federal Gift Aid (Pell Grant)
  • Federal Student Loan (Stafford)
  • G. I. Bill
  • Local Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • State Financial Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • No
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