Dental Office Certificate

This certificate is a collaboration between the Dental Assisting Department and the Medical Office Administration department to provide additional skills to our students. In addition, potential Dental Assisting students can take this certificate while waiting to be accepted into the Dental program.

Students are required to complete 18 credit hours. The required courses are:

  • OST-137 Office Applications I
  • OST-143 Dental Terminology
  • OST-147 Dental Billing & Coding
  • OST-149 Medical Legal Issues
  • OST-171 Introduction to the Virtual Office

The student will learn the skills required to work successfully in a Dental Office in an administrative role. Students are exposed to Dental terminology, Dental Billing and Coding, Microsoft Office Suite, and Practice Management skills.


Dental Front Office Staff, Front Desk Receptionist, Patient Care Coordinator, Billing Coordinator or Dental Billing Specialist, and Dental Scheduler

Pay Range

$15.00- $27.00 per hour per




Kim McKenzie