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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene is a profession undergoing change. The impact of technology, consumer needs and expectations, societal changes and the complexity of total oral health care demand highly skilled, well-educated dental hygienists. WKU’s flexible Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) online completion degree allows you to earn your BSDH degree in as little as 15 months or at your own pace.

The dental hygiene program at WKU is fully accredited by the Council of Dental Education/Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The program has continually refined and expanded its efforts to improve the quality of dental hygiene practice through its graduates.

The online completion degree was designed for students holding an associate degree in an accredited dental hygiene program. The baccalaureate program provides a solid foundation for future personal and professional growth of individuals, preparing graduates to assume responsibility for teaching, research, and leadership.

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To learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, view the Undergraduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today!

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 Last Modified 10/22/20