Updated January 30, 2017
The application deadline for the Fall 2017 Dental Hygiene program (located at 1250 W. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas) is May 31st
! You can download the application and schedule below. This HESI Exam has been waived for this class. Financial Aid (non-Federal), STEM Grants and Skillquest are all possible funding options for those who qualify. (Contact El Centro College Financial Aid Office at 972-587-2599 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduates of our program are eligible to take the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) and a regional clinical board in order to apply for licensure by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners to become a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH).
The program includes a 68 credit hour curriculum leading to an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree and is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Acceptance to the Dental Hygiene program is via a competitive selection process based primarily on grade point average on prerequisite courses and subsequent tiebreakers.
According to Bureau of Labor statistics, the median annual wage for dental hygienists was $72,330 in May 2015. Employment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 19% from 2014 to 2024.
For more information, call El Centro Health Occupations Admissions department at 972-860-5001 or email email@example.com
. Visit our website at www.elcentrocollege.edu/programs/dental-hygiene-program
for complete program details.