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Put theory to practice in our modern on-campus dental hygiene clinic where you’ll help with 2,500+ patient visits per year.
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
Dental Hygiene, Completion, Online
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
There are three options for pursuing a degree in dental hygiene.
Choose from three degree options. The associate degree path is designed to prepare students for careers in a private practice while the two bachelor level programs (on-campus and online) open the door to expanded opportunities across alternative career settings. Whether you work toward the associate’s or push on for the bachelor’s, you’ll be part of a community of tomorrow makers. Learning in small class sizes with the latest technology at your fingertips, you’ll be real-world ready to take on tomorrow.
Explore our programs
Dental Hygiene (B.S.)
This traditional pre-licensure program allows you to complete your entire bachelor's degree with Penn College. Major-related courses at the 300-level and above are taken online. Support courses in the final two years of the curriculum may also be taken via distance education.
Dental Hygiene, Completion (B.S.) Online
Designed for working professionals, this post-licensure bachelor's program gives you an opportunity to continue your education online while balancing other responsibilities.
Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.)
Earning an associate's degree in dental hygiene will prepare you for a career in the clinical environment.
Supplement your bachelor degree with up to two minors.
Seeing is believing.
Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.
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There are lots of ways to explore your future across all types of majors from nursing to culinary.
- Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
- Explore a variety of career options
- Experience our hands-on approach to education
- Earn up to $2,000 in Penn College scholarships
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