Pacific University Oregon
The School of Dental Hygiene Studies (DHS) at Pacific University offers an entry level Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene.
This program includes two years of dental health courses completed at Pacific University, following completion of required prerequisite coursework.
Pacific University's School of Dental Hygiene Studies is located at our Health Professions Campus in Hillsboro, Oregon.
We encourage you to get to know us through visiting our website: www.pacificu.edu/dentalhygiene.
At Pacific University:
You will find faculty who care deeply about the learning process and are committed to your success in the program.
You will enjoy a broad educational experience which emphasizes communication skills, critical thinking, cultural awareness, community service, and professional leadership.
You will learn in a supportive environment which embraces creativity, flexibility, and diversity.
You will study in state-of-the-art classroom and clinical facilities at our Health Professions Campus along with graduate students in Athletic Training, Audiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Graduate Psychology, Pharmacy and Healthcare Administration.
You will provide care to diverse patient populations in our 16-chair Dental Health Clinic which provides dental health services to the community with special emphasis on patients who have limited access to dental care.
You will complete clinic enrichment experiences in a variety of healthcare settings which include a dental school, public health clinics, community hospitals, managed care clinics and a long-term care facilities.
You will have a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary study with students and faculty in Pacific University's other professional programs and through a broad range of community affiliations.
|Program Type||Entry Level|
|Program Length||24 months|
|Application Deadline||March 1, 2023|
|Program Start Date||August 1, 2023|
|Credit Hours Required to Graduate||131|
|Accepts International Students||No|
|Supports Student Visa||No|
Required Standardized Tests
No standardized tests are required for this program.