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Our Programs

Designed with the end in MIND

Programs Like No Other

Indigo is unlike any college or post-secondary school.  Our priority is to train the very best dental assistants and office administrators, then help them land great jobs!  Because of this, we design each course with “the end in mind.”  This means we form class sizes based on actual job openings in the Indigo Network, only admit those students we think are capable of filling those positions, and then train them with all the skills and qualities our industry experts have identified as important for today’s modern offices. We’re so confident Indigo graduates will land a great job that we offer the Indigo Promise — our guarantee of post-graduation employment. We also offer more advanced Registered Dental Assistant (“RDA”) certificates and an RDA exam preparation course.

Our Method

At Indigo, we believe in the convenience of online learning and the value of hands-on, in-person training, which is why we teach using a "hybrid" model. You will have weekly coursework online supplemented with weekly in-person training sessions, focused on the skills you learned during the week. This model provides you with the critical repetitions you need to confidently perform your best starting day one. Our curriculum is designed, and taught, by dental industry experts who have identified the critical skills necessary for modern dental offices. The flexible online curriculum and weekend hands-on training classes enable you to easily transition from your current job or schooling into an exciting new dental career. The in-person clinical training and externships are held in leading local dental offices. In the end, Indigo's programs ensure that you become an effective and confident dental professional.


Indigo’s comprehensive Dental Assisting Course consists of 96 clinical hours, 120 online hours, and an externship in an Indigo Network office. This combination of hands-on learning and online education will set you apart. In addition to this training, you will also receive the following certifications: Basic Life Support, Dental Practice Act, Infection Control, and Radiation Safety. This comprehensive program is backed by the Indigo Promise.

Dental Administration

Indigo’s comprehensive Dental Administration Course consists of 64 hours of hands-on instruction in a small group setting and 80 hours online.  Students will learn Dentrix — the leading dental office management software — along with other operating systems used in the dental office. They will also set up simulated treatment plans and learn how to design and execute modern marketing plans. This comprehensive program is backed by our Indigo Promise.


Continuing Education

We also offer the following CE courses covering more advanced Registered Dental Assistant (“RDA”) skills:


The BLS course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

RDA Written Exam Review Course

This course prepares students for the RDA written exam.  The course includes review materials and an in-depth review of the Dental Board of California RDA exam.

Pit and Fissure Sealants

The Pit and Fissure Sealants course is a Dental Board-approved course.  This course teaches laboratory and clinical experience to achieve competence in the various protocols used in the application of pit and fissure sealants.  After completion, graduates will receive a certificate in Pit and Fissure Sealants.

Coronal Polishing

The Coronal Polishing course is a Dental Board-approved course designed to teach students coronal polishing techniques. After completing this course, graduates will earn a certificate in Coronal Polishing.


The Indigo Difference

The Indigo Network + The Indigo Promise = The Indigo Difference

Everything we do at Indigo is shaped by the one question our students care about most — “How can I land a great job?” Unlike other schools, which are more focused on collecting tuition than preparing students for employment, we measure our success at Indigo based on how well you accomplish your end goal of finding a great job you enjoy. We accomplish this mission by leveraging the “Indigo Network” so that we keep the “Indigo Promise.”  Here's how it works:

The Indigo Network – leading local dental offices that support students in three critical ways:


Network offices help shape curriculum to make sure students contribute on day one of employment


Network offices host externships, providing students with critical real-world experience prior to graduation


Network offices post open positions — actual jobs — that are available for student application upon graduation

The Indigo Promise

We are so confident that Indigo is the best way to launch a great dental career that we back up our claim with the Indigo Promise. Simply put, we guarantee all graduating students a job offer within six months of graduation or Indigo will refund 50 percent of your tuition (a maximum of a $4,000 refund). The Indigo Promise is a powerful way for us to align our financial interests with our students.  No other school offers anything close to the Indigo Promise!

Students accepted into our highly competitive programs receive:

Indigo Scrubs
Look great in our custom made Indigo Career College Scrubs
Skills Checklist
To track your progress through the course materials
Indigo Partner
A personal advisor, partner, and mentor
Online Materials
Easily access everything you need for your courses

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Career College Comparison

Trad. College
Other Programs
Indigo Promise

Guaranteed employment within 6 months or 50% tuition refund

9/10 graduates are placed in a job before graduation

Aligned financial interests


Can Work During Program

Affordable Tuition



Graduate sooner, start earning a paycheck earlier.


Short Program (2-3 mo. vs. 8-12 mo.) + Externship

2-3 mo.

8-12 mo.

Based on Expert Feedback

Hybrid Teaching Approach (in-person and online)

Taught in Dental Offices (vs. classrooms)

Prepares Students to Contribute on Day One


Local Dental Office Help Shape Curriculum, Provide Externships, and Post Jobs


Small Class Sizes

Very Selective

Designed for Efficient and Effective Programs

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