It can take less than 2 years to become a dental assistant well-prepared to succeed right from the start.
How much less depends on what educational pathway you choose. With Herzing University in Minneapolis you have two options:
- Diploma in Dental Assisting: 16 months (average)
- Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting: 20 months (average)
Once you’ve graduated, all that’s left is getting certified to position yourself best to find your first job in dental assisting.