Dental Hygiene

20530 - 88 Credits

(Selective Admission)

Indian River State College awards an Associate in Science Degree in Dental Hygiene to each student who satisfactorily completes the required course of study. The purpose of the program is to prepare quality health care professionals to meet the needs of a diverse community. Graduates will possess the required entry-level skills to provide comprehensive education, preventive and therapeutic service, which reflect the core competencies essential to the dental hygiene profession. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Upon successful completion of the NBDH and state licensure exam, the graduate will be awarded the Registered Dental Hygienist (R.D.H.) credential.