2023-24 University Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2023-24 University Catalog

Dental Hygiene, Degree Completion, BS

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This program offers dental hygienists who have earned an associate’s degree the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. The degree is offered through Oregon Tech Online.

Dental hygienists who have graduated with an associate’s degree from an accredited dental hygiene program may be eligible to apply to the bachelor’s degree completion program. Oregon Tech will make every effort to give maximum consideration to the transfer work presented at time of application. Typically, most professional and related science requirements are accepted. Additional coursework may be necessary to meet Oregon Tech general education requirements and a minimum of 45 credit hours must be completed through Oregon Tech to satisfy residency requirements.

Graduation Requirements:

The following requirements must be met to earn a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Oregon Institute of Technology:

  • Transfer your dental hygiene professional courses.
  • Complete, or transfer, general education courses required for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Complete the bachelor’s degree completion courses.
  • Complete 60 credits of upper-division (300-400 level) coursework. (You will be awarded some upper-division credit for your transferred professional courses.)
  • Complete at least 45 credits from Oregon Tech.
  • Maintain a grade “C” or better in all courses.

Completion Courses

a Credits may be granted for additional specialty licensure exams

Additional Required General Education Courses

(Transfer or Oregon Tech)

Total for B.S. in Dental Hygiene Degree Completion-184 credit hours

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