Dental hygiene program

Program

The dental hygiene program Link opens in new window, established in 1969, offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.

The program requires two years of liberal arts study, with a minimum of 60 semester hours, followed by two years of study focusing on basic and dental sciences, dental hygiene science and theory, community health and pre-clinic and clinical experiences.

The dental hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for national, regional and state board licensing examinations.

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