Dental Administrator Diploma Program
Now is the perfect time to embark on a fulfilling career as a Dental Administrator. At Medix College, we understand the pivotal role that Dental Administrators play in ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of a dental office.
Our Dental Administrator program provides students with a comprehensive skill set and knowledge base essential for success in the dynamic field of dental administration. Throughout the program, you will focus on a range of field-related skills critical for effective dental office management. With just 26 weeks of dedicated learning, you’re on your way to a rewarding career in dental administrations.
In the Dental Administration diploma program at Medix College, students engage in a thorough 26-week curriculum delivered entirely online. A crucial aspect of the program involves completing a 150-hour externship, immersing you in hands-on experiences within real-world dental settings. This seamless integration of classroom learning and practical training ensures that graduates are equipped to navigate the intricacies of dental administration.
What does the Dental Administrator Diploma Cover?
In the Dental Administration program at Medix, students gain valuable skills essential for success in any dental office environment. Here are some of the key skills and knowledge you’ll develop in our Dental Administration diploma:
- Appointment Management: Efficiently schedule and reschedule appointments for an organized dental office.
- Billing Procedures: Gain proficiency in billing services for both the Ministry of Health and patients, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
- Health Information Management: Explore the intricacies of managing health information, including patient records and databases.
- Database Maintenance: Acquire skills in collecting and maintaining medical data, integral for dental administration.
Dental Administration Externship: Hands-On Learning
Medix College’s Dental Administrator diploma places a serious emphasis on practical training within a simulated dental office environment. You’ll engage in 150 hours of hands-on learning experiences to set you up for the real thing:
Dental Software Proficiency
- Utilize dental software for billing and scheduling, gaining practical experience in software commonly employed in dental offices.
Case Studies and Role-Playing
- Explore real-world scenarios through case studies and role-playing exercises, fostering critical thinking and decision-making skills.
- Familiarize yourself with chairside procedures in a lab setting, understanding these procedures from the perspective of a dental administrator.
Plus, Programs to Help Navigate Life
At Medix, we believe in providing our students with not only practical expertise but the capabilities to foster personal and professional growth. That’s why our programs include a focus on mindset development and financial literacy skills.
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Through “mindsetting” techniques associated with high performance and creating a growth mindset, students gain valuable insights into the workings of their minds. You’ll learn structured process to overcome limiting habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations while fostering new ones that propel you toward your goals. With dedicated time for reflection, evaluation, and application of scientifically-proven principles, you can optimize your personal well-being, educational achievement, and drive toward professional success.
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For admissions to Medix College, domestic students must:
- Interview with an admissions advisor
- Provide proof of Gr. 12 OSSD or Mature Student Status
- Complete an application for admission
- Take an entrance evaluation
Medix College Dental Administrator students gain exclusive access to our comprehensive job placement assistance services. Our dedicated team offers expert support, guiding you in crafting strategic resumes and cover letters, honing interview skills, and implementing effective job search strategies. You can attend specialized workshops, including those in partnership with community partners, covering topics such as Customer Service Excellence and LinkedIn profile development. Our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge to secure medical jobs in the Toronto area and beyond. Your success is our priority at Medix College.
Graduates with a Dental Administrator Diploma have the flexibility to explore various career paths within the dental and healthcare industry. Here are some potential career opportunities waiting for you:
- Dental Receptionist
- Patient Coordinator
- Dental Insurance Specialist
- Records Management Specialist
- Billing and Coding Specialist
- Office Manager in Dental Practices
Our Graduates Have Been Hired At
- Dental Offices
- Orthodontic Offices
- Endodontics Practices
- Public Health