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Dental Office Manager


Launch an exciting career in dental office management through our recognized course 

Through the University of Central Missouri's Dental Office Manager certificate program, students learn the skills needed to succeed as an administrative dental assistant. Professionals work on behalf of patients as well as the dentist. Students are prepared to handle bookkeeping for a small business and will learn to use QuickBooks2017. In addition, this course prepares students to take the exam for Microsoft Specialist Certification. Through this program, students earn an industry-recognized certificate and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

UCM certificate cost icon   $3,995
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Online, self-paced course

Contact hours icon    390 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon   Keyboard proficiency, basic understanding of word-processing, command of English grammar and punctuation

Our flexible, online program allows you to complete course on your scheduleWoman-working-at-home-computer

Through UCM’ partnership with Ed2Go, students will learn essential skills for managing a busy dental practice. The course includes office procedures and skills as well as dental terminology and anatomy, medical records management, accounts receivable and reimbursement management, insurance and patient billing and patient scheduling.


What you will learn

  • Communication skills
  • Patient relations
  • Patient clinical records
  • Information management
  • Patient scheduling
  • Financial management
  • Office equipment and inventory management
  • Employment strategies
  • Professional bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (software included)
  • Payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets and depreciation 
  • Microsoft Word



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