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Dental Hygiene Department
310 N Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 160
Spokane, WA 99202
phone: 509.828.1300
fax: 509.828.1283

How to Apply

Admission Requirements:

Residents of some states are not eligible for this program at this time. Please visit our State Authorization page at http://www.ewu.edu/academics/stateauthorization  to assure your residing state is eligible to participate in online learning.  Please contact us if you have questions regarding these state restrictions.

It may be possible to allow applicants from these states to be admitted in the future.  Please contact us if you have questions regarding these state restrictions.

  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • BS in dental hygiene or related area from an accredited dental hygiene program in the U.S. or Canada
  • (BA degrees will be considered on a case by case basis)
  • Successful completion of the Dental Hygiene National Board examination or its Canadian equivalent

                                  Joint Commission on National Dental Examination
                                          211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1846
                                                 Chicago, Illinois  60611
                                            https://www.ada.org/1632.aspx

  • A current dental hygiene license in the U.S. or Canada
  • Clearance of a criminal background check
  • Current health care provider CPR certification

How to Apply:

  1. Contact Emilie Crawford, Program Specialist before applying! 509.828.1289 or ecrawford@ewu.edu
  2. Must apply to EWU Graduate School.
  3. Apply through the  ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service, known as DHCAS.  To learn more about DHCAS application process, visit www.adeadhcas.org. 

Cost:

Application Fees: $50 to EWU- $50 to Dental Hygiene Department
In-State Tuition: $3,639/quarter (based on full time status)
Out-of State Tuition: $8,461 /quarter (based on full time status)
Online Delivery Fee: $25 per credit
Individual Course Delivery Fee: $50 to $100/course
Student Technology Fee: $35/quarter

Courses are offered on-line, with two required visits to the EWU Riverpoint Campus in Spokane WA. The first visit is one week long and involves advanced clinical techniques, and patient treatment. The second visit is required for the thesis defense, typically closer to graduation.

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