Welcome to Contemporary Health Career Institute

About Us

The Contemporary Health Career Institute (CHCI), licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education - State Board of Private Licensed Schools, is committed to providing you with the tools you need to start your new career in Dental Assisting in just ten weeks. No experience necessary to get started. Our fast-track courses in Dental Assisting will give you the potential to start your new career. Classes are held inside of a modern Chester Country dental office to allow students to gain hands-on experience prior to finding employment. This may truly be one of the best financial and time investments you will make!

Program information

Dental Assisting Courses

Course 1: Introduction to Dentistry & Assisting

Course 2: Assisting for Operative Dentistry

Course 3: Basic Assisting Needs

Course 4: Assisting for Prosthodontics

Course 5: Radiology Part 1

Course 6: Radiology Part 2 & Midterm 

Course 7: Dental Specialties Part 1

Course 8: Dental Specialties Part 2

Course 9: “The Team Approach”

Course 10: Final Exam and Graduation

Tutition and Fees

The tuition for the full 80-hour program is $2,895.00 which includes a $150 registration fee, textbooks and all necessary supplies. This payment can be made using any of the options listed in the Student Information Publication. CHCI accepts all major credit cards. 

Additional Costs May Include:

DANB Radiology Exam: $250.00

HealthCare Provider BLS/CPR: $60.00

Upcoming classes

Fall 2018

09/09/18 – Course #1 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/16/18 – Course #2 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/23/18 – Course #3 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/30/18 – Course #4 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/07/18 – Course #5 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/14/18 – Course #6 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/21/18 – Course #7 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/28/18 – Course #8 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

11/04/18 – Course #9 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

11/11/18 – Course#10 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Winter 2019

Sundays, December 2, 2018-February 10, 2019

Registration information

Click on a file to download.

Dental Career Guide (pdf)


CHCI Calendar (pdf)


Student Information (pdf)


Location and hours


101 J.R. Thomas Drive, Exton, PA 19341, US

(610) 363-9170


Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 9:00am- 12:00pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 9:00am- 5:30pm