Fully online, at your own schedule 24/7, 14 weeks long. After completion, MedCerts will work to match you with an externship site close to you.

How much does the class cost? Is there financial aid available?

The class costs $4,000 total. Monthly payment options are available, with interest rates from 0-12%. MedCerts also has financial aid options for those who qualify through: MyCAA, state workforce funding (including WIOA), and Department of Defense Credentialing Assistance or COOL funding for the Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Click "Get Started" to get more information.

What is a Dental Assistant?

Dental Assistants are highly visible members of the dental practice team. They provide support to dentists and dental hygienists on a variety of tasks, including greeting and scheduling patients, obtaining preliminary vital signs and symptoms, performing diagnostic testing, creating laboratory molds, taking x-rays, and assisting the dentist through all visits and dental procedures. Average starting salary is around $32,473/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
  • Each State’s dental board implements rules and regulations for delegating legally allowable duties to dental assistants.
  • While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.



MedCerts is an online training provider that offers programs in healthcare and IT, such as Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, and COMPTIA A+. They offer fully online programs and match students with in-person externship sites if applicable. MedCerts also provides career support services, including resume building, interview preparation, and job placement assistance. Medcerts has helped over 50,000 students get trained, and has a 4.8 star rating with 2,000+ reviews.

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