Dental Hygiene

Put theory to practice in our modern on-campus dental hygiene clinic where you’ll help with 2,500+ patient visits per year.

Dental Hygiene

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

Dental Hygiene, Completion, Online

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

Dental Hygiene

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.

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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. 

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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.

Apr 24

Spring Visit Day - Dental Hygiene

Saturday, April 2411:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Dental Hygiene

Thursday, April 2910:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Dental Hygiene

Thursday, April 2910:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 30

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Dental Hygiene

Friday, April 3010:30 AM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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