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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Dental Hygiene Degree Track Options

Associate of Science

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science with Education Track

Online Bachelor Completion Degree *You must be a licensed hygienist with an associates degree from an accredited institution before you will qualify for the online bachelor completion degree.

Getting Started

Would you like a tour of the Dental Hygiene facilities? 

Would you like to talk with the Program Director about your options before you apply?

Call 270.745.2427 to schedule

Pre-Dental Hygiene Majors

Upon acceptance to WKU, you may declare Pre-Dental Hygiene (226P for Associate degree and 524P for Bachelor degree) as your major.  You will be assigned an advisor in the CHHS ACE lab who will guide you in the right direction as you prepare to apply to your Dental Hygiene program of study.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14