The Harris School’s Dental Assisting program prepares graduates to assist in a variety of dental office procedures. This program gives students a background in dental anatomy, pathology, and terminology, and includes the study of dental materials and chairside assisting techniques. Graduates of the program will be trained and prepared to assist dentists with exams, perform a variety of dental procedures including instrument preparation, conduct dental laboratory procedures, and handle reception and office management procedures. Learn more about the Dental Assistant program.
By working hands-on with muscle tissue, tendons, and ligaments, massage therapists treat patients to relieve pain, reduce stress, and improve general wellness. There are more than 80 types of massage specializations, including cranio-sacral/myofascial release, reflexology, and deep tissue. A therapist will work with a patient based on a medical inquiry intake, and determine treatment goals. Many states require both training and certification for a career as a massage therapist. Learn more about the Massage Therapy program.
Medical assistants perform a wide variety of clinical, administrative, and human relations functions, which keep physicians’ offices, clinics, and other medical practices running smoothly. This program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, patient care procedures, pharmacology, medical office procedures, communication skills, as well as computer skills. Learn more about becoming a Professional Medical Assistant.