Dental Hygiene - Admissions Process

Dental Hygiene (A.S.)

Admission to this program is competitive and occurs in the spring term each year. Students who have completed the first year of general education courses will be considered for admission.  Up to 28 students may be selected to continue in the professional dental hygiene curriculum. Selection is based on:

  • Application
  • Essay of intent
  • Interview with the Dental Department Chair and Committee
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.8
  • Complete Pre-Entrance Exam Requirements (TEAS Test)
  • Proof of CPR certification

Dental Hygiene (B.S.)

Admission to this program requires students to have graduated from a Commission On Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited A.S. program in Dental Hygiene.