NICEVILLE — The Dental Assisting program at Northwest Florida State College recognized a class of 14 students who completed the Dental Assisting vocational certificate in August.

Students who successfully complete this program and pass the Dental Assisting National Board Certificate may apply 21 credits toward the Technical Elective requirements for the Health Services Management Associate of Science degree.

The Dental Assisting program is a competitive admission, three-semester program that provides students with extensive clinical experiences. The program accepts a limited number of applicants to begin their studies each fall term.

Contact Julie Nelson, director of dental assisting, at 729-6444 or for more information on the vocational program.