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Professional Health Studies – Dental Assisting (PHSDO)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus

This option allows students to increase the number of opportunities available to them in achieving their personal and professional goals. Students have the opportunity to work toward teaching in a dental assisting program. Students should work with an advisor or counselor in planning the completion of this degree option.

Graduation Requirements

Completed certificate


General education


Total credit hours required


General education requirements

See General education requirements for Professional Health Studies

Option requirements for Dental Assisting track (24.0 credit hrs.)

Students who successfully complete the Dental Assisting certificate can earn the Professional Health Studies degree by fulfilling the additional 24.0 general education requirements.  Note that not all courses in the degree may transfer.