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Dental Assistant Schools in Georgia

There are 15 Georgia schools offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 507 students graduated with degrees from Georgia dental assistant schools. 507 of all these students graduated with certificates and these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

542 students graduate from programs in Georgia in dental assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. 507 students graduated with dental assistant certificates.

15 dental assistant schools are located in Georgia. And of these, 13 schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a private dental assistant school is $13,836, while public dental assistant school tuition varies from $1,863 to $2,528.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $2,447. While the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $1,863 each year, is at Gwinnett Technical College, the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $13,836 every year, is at Medix College.

Georgia dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

542 students graduate from programs in Georgia in dental assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. 507 students graduated with dental assistant certificates.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 359
  • Certificate 2007: 469
  • Certificate 2008: 578
  • Certificate 2009: 445
  • Certificate 2010: 507
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 0

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 16 dental assistant programs. Of these programs, around 93.8% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 15
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22720
  • 25th Percentile: 27540
  • Median: 33480
  • 75th Percentile: 39430
  • 90th Percentile: 46410

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29820
  • Median Salary 2007: 31480
  • Median Salary 2008: 32900
  • Median Salary 2009: 34070
  • Median Salary 2010: 33480
  • Total Employed 2006: 7030
  • Total Employed 2007: 7000
  • Total Employed 2008: 7790
  • Total Employed 2009: 7750
  • Total Employed 2010: 7940

Georgia vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Georgia vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.700% (7940)

Dental Assistant Schools in Georgia

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1. Middle Georgia Technical College

80 Cohen Walker Dr
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-6800

Middle Georgia Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is in Warner Robins, GA and this school offers one dental assistant program. 4,205 students pursue degrees in 55 Middle Georgia Technical College programs, overall.

2. Everest Institute - Norcross

1750 Beaver Ruin Rd-Ste 500
Norcross, GA 30093
(770) 921-1085

Everest Institute-Norcross offers one dental assistant program and it is located in the suburbs of Norcross, Georgia. This school is a for-profit institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assisting.

3. The Miller-Motte Technical College - Columbus

1800 Box Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
(706) 225-5000x5002

The Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Columbus, GA. It is one of several campuses. This school offers six certificates and eight degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 369 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. It offers subjects including human resources, massage therapy, and medical coding. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

4. Medix College

2108 Cobb Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080-7630
(770) 980-0002

Medix College, which is 2.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Smyrna, GA. It offers two dental assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in dental assisting by this school and one associate's level dental assisting degree.

5. Anthem College - Atlanta

2450 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(678) 279-7000

Anthem College-Atlanta is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2010. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including information systems and dental assisting. This school offers students five associates level degrees. In 2010, 33 students sought degrees from the five programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

6. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College offers one program in dental assisting and this school is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

7. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College offers one program in dental assisting and it is 4.3 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. This mid-sized school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assisting.

8. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rome, GA and this school offers one program in dental assisting. Overall, 6,697 students pursue degrees in 90 Georgia Northwestern Technical College programs. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assistant programs.

9. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College is located in Statesboro, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental assistant program. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

10. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-2100

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College offers one dental assistant program and this school is in the suburbs of Valdosta, Georgia. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assistant programs.

11. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one dental assistant program. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assisting.

12. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia and this school offers one dental assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assistant programs.

13. Savannah Technical College

5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405-5594
(912) 443-5700

Savannah Technical College is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in dental assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assistant programs.

14. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in dental assisting. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering dental assisting.

15. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia and it offers one program in dental assisting. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

16. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in dental assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

17. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College offers one dental assistant program and it is located in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 8,092 students pursue degrees in 68 programs at this school.