Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene
St. Petersburg College

Program Details

As one of the largest bachelor completion programs in the country, this Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene program allows you to achieve your degree entirely online. Licensed dental hygienists can advance their careers into management, education, and sales positions with this degree.

With a program designed for working adults, students will take one course at a time every six to eight weeks. Participants move through the program together as a cohort, with tools such as discussion boards to promote collaboration and professional networking. A capstone course allows you to focus on your career interests through experience teaching, interning, or observing.

Courses cover topics such as:

  • Contemporary issues in dental hygiene
  • Advanced ethics in dental hygiene
  • Practice management for the dental hygienist
  • Advanced periodontics
  • Community health and epidemiology

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. Petersburg College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Program is for licensed dental hygienists who hold an associate degree.