Dental Hygiene Degrees

The Dental Hygiene Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene on the Klamath Falls campus and in Salem at the Chemeketa Community College campus, and an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene located in La Grande, Oregon at the ODS College of Dental Sciences.

Both programs prepare the dental hygiene student for entry into the dental hygiene profession. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply for the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination and state licensure.

The dental hygiene curriculum is fully accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting board recognized by the Council for Higher Education and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. The program is recognized by the Oregon Board of Dental Examiners, Oregon Dental Association, and the Oregon Dental Hygiene Association.