The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of "approval with reporting requirements". The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission's web address is: https://coda.ada.org/en.
Students who have an interest in applying for the dental hygiene program are encouraged to begin taking the career study courses in preparation for application to the program; however, taking the prerequisite career study courses does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Questions regarding the dental hygiene program, admissions, or application status can be directed to the following: