Last updated on November 7, 2022.

Pacific University Oregon

Program Size
Program Length
24 months
Application Deadline
March 1, 2023
Program Start
August 1, 2023

Program Contact

Amy Coplen Program Director
Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies, 222 SE 8th Ave Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
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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.

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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 Information

Program Type Entry Level
Teaching Method In-Person
Degree Awarded Bachelor
Program Size 32
Program Length 24 months
Application Deadline March 1, 2023
Program Start Date August 1, 2023
Credit Hours Required to Graduate 131
Supplemental Application No
Supplemental Fee No
Accepts International Students No
Supports Student Visa No
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Application Requirements

Required Standardized Tests

No standardized tests are required for this program.

Letters of Evaluations Instructions

No Letters of Recommendation are Required for this Program