Learn About Our Dental
Assistant Program

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Your Future

Financial aid, grants, and financing plans are available to those who qualify. If you need assistance on funding your future, contact us! We want to help you get on track.


After learning in our classrooms, students are required to complete hands-on training in a clinical externship, where they can practice the skills they’ve been taught. This is their chance to work in a real-world environment.

On to The Future In
Less Than a Year!

Our program can be completed in as little as 10 months! You could be on your way to a future in dental assisting in less than a year. Contact us today!

What Does a Dental Assistant Do?

A dental assistant is one of the right hand professionals to dentists. They are also a main point of contact for patients.


Why Pittsburgh Career Institute

There are several reasons to consider attending PCI, but here are just a few that help us stand out:

Our Reputation

Pittsburgh Career Institute’s reputation has a long heritage and a rich history. We opened in 1980, and though we have changed over the years, our passion and dedication for our students has never faltered.

A Pillar in Downtown Pittsburgh

We are the only school in downtown Pittsburgh that offers certain programs, including dental assisting.

Career Services

After graduation we help our students practice resume building and interviewing, and we have resources to help with job placement assistance. Our goal is to set our students up for success!


I currently go to Pittsburgh Career Institute for the Dental Assistant program and I love it. If you're thinking about a career in Dental Assistant contact the school and they will help you get started! The classes I've taken have helped me prepare for my externship and be ready for my career path in the future. The teachers and staff are so helpful and help me with every situation that I can across while being here.

- Dylan Dougherty

I recommend this school to anyone that is willing to have a great future career . There's great here. We're like family here. There's staff I would like to recommend. This school is great!

- Dylan dougherty