During this training program, each student will do required weekly reading and homework. Homework will be graded at the beginning of each class. Each student will take an online test covering each area of study for a total of 5 multiple choice tests during this program. In addition, each student is required to do a 40 hour practicum in local dental office. This practicum will allow you to observe the dental assistant duties in an actual dental office setting. You will receive a list of dentists who have participated over the last 20 years. It is the student’s responsibility to secure their internship office.