Learn more about our Dental Hygiene Associate in Arts Degree program.
Download the Dental Hygiene Mandatory Application Information Session-Open House and Point System Change September 2017 letter (pdf) (includes a copy of the new point system and TEAS information)
Download the Fall 2018 admission criteria/point system (pdf).
Download TEAS information for Fall 2018 application (pdf)
What does a dental hygienist do?
A dental hygienist is qualified by education and licensure to provide:
Learn more about the career (American Dental Association website).
Where do dental hygienists work?
Graduates have found employment opportunities as
How much does the program cost?
What degree will I earn? Will I be eligible for credentials?
Upon successful completion, you will:
What are the required courses and what is the suggested schedule? How long does the program take to complete? Where are the clinical classes held?
What are the program clinical admission criteria and how do I apply for clinicals?
Students who are planning to apply for admission to the clinical program in February for the Fall 2018 class are required to attend one of these sessions (without exception). Each session will be followed by a tour of the dental clinic and lab areas.Send your RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, HACCID, phone number, email address & the date and time you plan to attend. - Wednesday, Nov. 22 - THIS SESSION IS FULL; Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 6 - 8 p.m., SM 107
Is the program accredited?
The program is accredited by The Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA).
Can I advance my education?
What are the program goals?
What is the most current (2016) program effectiveness data?
How can I get more information?
Dental Hygiene Program Office
Select Medical Health Education Pavilion (SMHEP), Room 104
HACC Harrisburg Campus
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Mail clinical program addendum to the above address Attention: DH Secretary.