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Dental Hygiene (BS)

The exciting field of Dental Hygiene allows for the pursuit of a career not only in clinical practice, but in alternative career settings such as public health, academia, and research. Dental Hygiene B.S. students will expand upon their clinical experience to gain additional expertise in developing community health intervention programs, understanding and applying epidemiologic data, evaluating academic curriculum, examining and evaluating social policy, and leading health practices.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science completion program in Dental Hygiene complements the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Dental Hygiene with a seamless transition. Enrollment in and completion of the B.S. is only offered to licensed dental hygienists* that are graduates of an associate level program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association. Entry-level students seeking clinical licensure must first enroll and complete the Dental Hygiene A.A.S.

*Does not apply to graduates of the Plaza College AAS in Dental Hygiene

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David “I chose to attend Plaza College because my aunt graduated from Plaza a few years ago and she always told me about how great the school was. To me, being a Plaza student means that I know I have to work hard towards what I want to achieve, and with the help of the professors and staff, I will be able to reach my goals.”
- David Moncayo, School of Adult & Continuing Ed