Virginia Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Danville and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke, Blacksburg and Richmond
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Charlottesville

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Roanoke, Blacksburg and Richmond

Schools for Dental Assistants in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Virginia

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Medical Careers Institute
Henrico, Newport News, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

Please Call 844-289-5375 to speak to a customer representative.

  • Programs: Dental Assisting - Associate, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Fortis Institute
Norfolk, Richmond

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

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Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate
Centura College
Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Virginia Beach

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant Diploma, Medical Assisting Diploma, Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

There are a lot of reasons Bryant & Stratton College is the place to get an education.

  • Programs: AAS Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Associate
Orion College

Orion College is a post-secondary vocational school offering Associate Degree programs in Business Administration, Medical Assisting and Healthcare Management.. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
American National University
Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Salem

Founded in 1886, National College and American National University (ANU) are dedicated to the training and education of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of fields in business, information technology, and health care.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Virginia Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Centura College - Norfolk Norfolk Associate 283
Josef's School of Hair Design Richmond Associate 12,557
Wytheville Community College Wytheville Associate 3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Dental Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Dental Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Blacksburg 80 $30710 0.48
Christiansburg 80 $30710 0.48
Radford 80 $30710 0.48
Harrisonburg 150 $41780 1.05
Charlottesville 220 $37880 0.89
Richmond 1010 $38570 0.7
Roanoke 340 $35390 0.96
Lynchburg 230 $34190 1
Staunton 120 $37070 1.06
Waynesboro 120 $37070 1.06
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