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Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College has made education accessible and affordable for people in the greater Washtenaw County area for over 35 years. Comprehensive training partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations, and transfer agreements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and UM-Dearborn make WCC an important asset in the economic and academic welfare of its community.

Why WCC?

Small class sizes, expert faculty, streamlined services, university transfer programs, and facilities infused with technology are some of the things that bring students to Washtenaw Community College. For over 35 years WCC has maintained its commitment to keeping education affordable and providing a clean and picturesque environment in which to learn.

This means that you're getting the best possible start on a new career or a new chapter in your life. And you're not alone. Over 17,500 people register for credit classes each year. Another 6,000 take non-credit courses. Businesses throughout Washtenaw County and Southeast Michigan turn to WCC for employee training. Area manufacturers and skilled trades professionals put Washtenaw Community College at the top of their list for specialized instruction.

Did you know that?

Only a licensed dental assistant in Michigan can legally perform specific intra oral duties in a patient's mouth.

  • A graduate of the WCC dental assistant certificate program begins working for a minimum of $14 - $18 per hour plus benefits.

  • WCC has a distance learning program for on-the-job trained dental assistants that extends to the northwest part of the Upper Peninsula.

Does your dentist hire a credentialed dental assistant? If you don't know the answer to this question, ask about it the next time you visit your dentist.


Dental Assistant Program

Today's dental professionals provide efficient, safe, comfortable care for their patients. Duties include four-handed dentistry, infection control, and common laboratory and business procedures. Today's dental assisting professional must also possess good patient management skills.

Learn the skills necessary to become a dental assistant by entering the Dental Assisting Program at WCC.

Public Notice

The Dental Assisting Program at Washtenaw Community College will be visited by representatives of the Commission on Dental Accreditation June 12-13, 2008. Interested parties may submit comments that are directly related to the accreditation standards of this program. Comments must pertain only to the standards for the particular program or policies and procedures used in the Commission's accreditation process. Comments are due in the Commission office no later than 60 days prior to the site visit.

Copies of the appropriate accreditation standards under the Commission's policy on third-party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, or by calling 800-621-8099, extension 4653.

School name:Washtenaw Community College
Address:4800 E Huron River Dr.
Zip & city:48106-1610 Michigan
Phone:(734) 973-3338

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