How to Apply

Admission Process


Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene programs in Klamath Falls and Salem are participating in the American Dental Education Association Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (ADEA DHCAS). You may apply to any or all of the entry level dental hygiene programs with one application. Prerequisite (pre-dental hygiene) courses are the same for all campus-based programs. 

View Complete Application Instructions for ADEA DHCAS

Minimum Eligibility

To be considered for selection into any of the professional programs in dental hygiene, you must be eligible and apply for admission. Eligibility is contingent upon the following qualifications being met:

  1. You must have successfully completed or be in progress of completing all freshman pre-dental hygiene courses.
    • Completion of Introduction to Dental Hygiene (DH 100 on campus or DHE 100 online) is required by the end of spring term of the year of application. All other prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of summer term of the year of application.
    • If you are taking prerequisite courses outside of Oregon Tech, see the articulation agreements page to ensure transfer course equivalency.
  2. You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

ADEA DHCAS Application

  1. Register for a DENTPIN® (American Dental Association Personal Identification Number)
  2. Follow all instructions to complete the ADEA DHCAS Application
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