The Program of Dental Hygiene provides three degree tracks which can be completed
within the two-year program: Associates in Science, Bachelors in Science, and Bachelors
in Science with Emphasis in Clinical Teaching. Acceptance is limited to 28 students
Once accepted into the Program, students must maintain an average of "C" or better in each Dental Hygiene course. In accordance with Western Kentucky University Policy, an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better must be attained upon completion of the required curriculum.
Please note, the due dates for application materials have changed for the 2013 academic year:
December 1, 2012: dental hygiene application, official high school transcripts, and ACT/SAT scores
January 10, 2013: job shadowing form and all official college transcripts
The Program of Dental Hygiene also provides an Online Bachelors Completion Degree for certified dental hygienists who have received an associates degree.
100% of the Class of 2012 passed the National Board of Dental Hygiene Exam. See the article here.
Department of Allied Health
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm CT
Academic Complex 235