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Dental Hygiene Program

Dental Hygiene Program Admission Criteria

Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • GPA - minimum 2.5
  • TEAS V - Allied Health scores. You must submit scores for all sections of the TEAS V.
  • Completion of general education courses
    BIOL 2401 and 2402 within 5 years of application and
    BIOL 2420 or 2421 within 3 years of application
  • A general category including total number of hours in college, degree completion, letters of recommendation, work experience (dental or non-dental)
  • Community service, documented with organization contact information, supervisor’s name and signature.  Must be completed Feb. 1, 2015 – Jan. 31, 2016. No exceptions.
  • Observation of a dental hygienist, documented with office contact information, hygienist’s name, license number and signature. Observation MUST occur Feb. 1, 2015 – Jan. 31, 2016. Dental assistants must observe, as well. Simply working as a dental assistant will not substitute for direct observation, unless you are a dental hygiene assistant. Observation must occur between the following dates: February 1, 2015-January 31, 2016. No exceptions.
  • an interview
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