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2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Practice Management Certificate


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Total Credits: 16

Major Number: 5781
CIP Code: 51.0701

Program Description

This certificate specializes in management, supervision, and human relations in a dental setting. Responsibilities would include the efficient operation of a dental office. Graduates are employed in dental offices in dental practice management position.

Program Prerequisites

Must be a graduate of an accredited dental assistant program and have 1500 hours of dental assisting experience.

Special Instructions

Minnesota Law requires any individual having contact with patients to complete a MN Human Services background study prior to starting the clinical experience. An individual may be disqualified from having patient contact and would not be permitted to participate in the clinical experience. Contact the Minnesota Board of Dentistry and the Minnesota Department of Human Services with any questions.

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 15


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


None

MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


Total Credits: 1


Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competent computerized practice management skills and manual booking systems.
  • Demonstrate scheduling appointments for maximum efficiency.
  • Be proficient in management of an inventory system.
  • Be proficient in processing dental insurance.

Program Contact Information

Beth Rynders 651.779.5778 Room 3674 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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