Dental Hygiene Programs

Dental Hygiene Degree Programs at Missouri College in St. Louis

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental hygienists rank among the fastest growing occupations, and a degree from an accredited dental hygiene school and a State license are required for this job.* At Missouri College, you can pursue a degree in dental hygiene that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and has been granted the accreditation status of initial accreditation.

Therefore, graduates of Missouri College's Dental Hygiene program are eligible take the National Board Licensure Examination upon graduation. This credential is a nationally recognized voluntary licensure that enhances employment and career opportunities.**

An Education Relevant to the Needs of Today's Employers

At Missouri College, we believe in treating students like professionals, because we expect them to pursue and assume positions of responsibility in the real world after completing their studies. As a student at our school, you will be immersed in learning experiences similar to those you may encounter in a professional healthcare environment. In most cases, you have access to clinical externship sites where you will have the opportunity to acquire practical experience with real patients.

To Get Started...

Select a program from the list below to learn more about the curriculum. If you have a question, just fill out the Request Information form at the bottom of the page. A Missouri College Admissions Representative will contact you promptly to provide the answers you need. If you already identified the program you would like to pursue, you may apply online now.


*Source: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos097.htm This is a national estimate and conditions in your location may vary.

**Licensure requirements for taking and passing this examination are not controlled by Missouri College but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Missouri College cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take this licensure exam, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.