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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Program Details

Old Dominion University offers the online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene as a degree-completion program that is designed for licensed dental hygienist who already have training and experience. Students will be prepared to have a wide range of employment opportunities and a foundation for graduate study.

Careers in Dental Hygiene include the following:

  • Global Health
  • Public and Community Health
  • Higher Education and Research
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Marketing
  • Administration and Management


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Certificate or associate degree program in dental hygiene
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Current certificate in Basic Life Support (CPR and Obstructed Airway)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association (CODA)


This program is not available in the following states: Washington