Last updated on September 22, 2023.

Community College of Baltimore County

Program Size
40 (estimate)
Program Length
24 months
Application Deadline
April 15, 2024
Program Start
August 26, 2024

Program Contact

Brionna Burris Director
Dental Arts Bldg CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road Baltimore, Maryland 21222
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Thank you for your interest in the Dental Hygiene Program at The Community College of Baltimore County. At the completion of this program, you will be prepared for Regional and State licensing examinations and the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination. Dental hygienists are employed in a variety of settings such as private practice, community health agencies, and health maintenance organizations. The dental hygienist may also function in the roles of educator, consumer advocate, administrator/manager, and researcher.

For more information, go to or and download the program admission packet.

Program Information

Program Type Entry Level
Teaching Method Hybrid
Degree Awarded Associate
Program Size 40 (estimate)
Program Length 24 months
Application Deadline April 15, 2024
Program Start Date August 26, 2024
Credit Hours Required to Graduate 70
Supplemental Application Yes
Supplemental Fee Yes
Accepts International Students No
Supports Student Visa No
Program Website

Application Requirements

Required Standardized Tests

  • TEAS

Supplemental Requirements

  • Requires supplemental application
  • Requires supplemental fee

Prerequisite Instructions

All listed courses must be completed prior to the April 15th application deadline with a grade of “C” or better.

  • BIOL 109, Human Anatomy & Physiology*
  • BIOL 230, General Microbiology* (note that this course has a prerequisite of BIOL 110)
  • CHEM 107, Fundamentals of Chemistry*
  • ENGL 101, College Composition I
  • PSYC 105, Multicultural Psychology

*The science courses listed above must have been completed within 5 years of the date when the student begins the program. 

Letters of Evaluation Instructions

3 Letters of Recommendation - All submitted using the online form within the application. From a professional evaluator ie. instructor, employer etc.

Other Requirement Instructions

Additional Coursework

The below courses are not required by the admission deadline however, if completed by the
deadline, will contribute to admission consideration. These courses are required for the degree in
Dental Hygiene. A grade of “C” or better is required.
• SOCL 101, Introduction to Sociology
• CMNS 101, Fundamentals of Communications
• MATH elective 3-4 credits (MATH 153 is recommended)

Additional Information

16 hours of dental hygiene observation of a Registered Dental Hygienist due by
admission deadline (observing anyone other than the RDH will rule your application
ineligible for admission consideration).