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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene- Entry Level

For hygienists who choose to enter private dental practice, a bachelor's degree offers a broader educational base and a more secure foundation for everyday interaction with the public.

Pre-Admission to the class that begins in the fall of 2016

EWU Dental Hygiene is transitioning the 3 year quarter system bachelor of science in dental hygiene program to a 2 year semester system bachelor of science in dental hygiene program. Due to this change, there will NOT be a class beginning in the fall of 2015.

Please direct admissions questions to: 509-828-1296 or e-mail dental.hygiene@ewu.edu

Eastern Washington University Dental Hygiene will be converting to a semester system beginning in the fall of 2016. Due to this change, we will not have a class that begins in the fall of 2015.

EWU will have pre-admissions for the class that begins in the fall of 2016 and graduates in spring 2018.

EWU will accept 20 students for pre-admission into the dental hygiene class that begins in the fall of 2016. Applications are available on the EWU Dental Hygiene "How to Apply to the Entry level Dental Hygiene Program" Webpage.

EWU will accept an additional 20 students, or as many necessary to have a full cohort of 40 students, in the dental hygiene class that begins in the fall of 2016.


Application Deadlines

 


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Entry into Program

 

2016 Pre-Admissions deadline is February 17th, 2015 20 Fall 2016
2016 Admissions deadline is February 15th, 2016 20 Fall 2016

 

Prospective Students 
Prerequisite Requirements
Transfer Guides
How to Apply to the entry Level Dental Hygiene Program 
Frequently Asked Questions
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What will I study?

  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Dental Anatomy
  • Radiography
  • Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
  • Pre-clinical Dental Hygiene
  • Preventative Dentistry
  • Histology/Embryology
  • Pain Control
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Dental Hygiene
  • Principles of Restorative Duties
  • Periodontology
  • Oral and General Pathology
  • Research Methods
  • Community Dental Health
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Restoractive Clinic
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence Capstone

 

What could I do with my degree?

  • Community health clinics, educational programs, public health programs, hospital and nursing home consulting, business and industry, dental sales, and dental research
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