College of Health and Human Services

Employment opportunities for Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) dental assisting graduates remain high. The Dental Assisting Department assists graduates with job placement in many locations throughout Indiana, as well as in other states and countries.

Job opportunities for accredited-program graduates exist in:

  • Solo/group general dental practices and clinics
  • Specialty dental practices (orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics and pediatric dentistry)
  • Hospitals
  • State and local public health facilities
  • Insurance companies
  • Dental sales
  • Dental research
  • Business assistant
  • Office manager