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2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Assisting, Certificate, Joint Certificate Program with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)


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Candidates must complete all general education courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

General Education requirements for admission to Dental Education portion of the program


Credits 10*


These courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 for a student to be recommended to the Dental Education portion of the program.

Students who have completed these requirements are required to attend a meeting in June for information regarding the recommendation process for the Dental Education coursework that begins in January. Students will be advised about the allied health entrance examination that will be administered to each candidate as part of the recommendation process.

Students must bring proof of Hunterdon or Somerset County residency to the meeting.

*In accordance with the RVCC Advanced Standing policy, a minimum of 10 General Education credits must be completed at Raritan Valley Community College.

Curriculum – Certificate Program


Dental Education Program at UMDNJ

First Semester - Spring


  • Dental Head & Neck Anatomy 3 Credits
  • Introduction to the Dental Professions 4 Credits
  • Dental Materials 3 Credits
  • Medical Emergencies 1 Credit
  • Dental Specialties 1 Credit

Second Semester - Fall


  • Practice Management 1 Credit
  • Dental Science 2 Credits
  • Dental Radiology 3 Credits
  • Dental Health Education 1 Credit
  • Clinical Assisting 3 Credits
  • Internship 1 Credit

Total Credits 33


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