College of Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences Dental Hygiene
Bachelor of Science Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science Degree Program is composed of two segments:
professional dental hygiene
Pre-dental hygiene is comprised of four academic semesters, or the equivalent in an
accredited college or university. Credits will be accepted from other pre-dental hygiene
curricula upon approval of the Program Director.
Applications for the professional portion of the program must be submitted to the
Department of Dental Hygiene by March 1 of the year the student wishes to enter.
An interview will be granted to those who meet the following requirements:
admission application to ULM if not currently enrolled
completion of pre-dental hygiene curriculum, including a minimum of 20 science hours
and a total of 40 overall hours by date of application
a 2.5 overall grade point average or above in their college courses with the exception
of remedial courses
submission of an official copy of the American College Test (ACT) scores
official copy of college transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
This program is designed for hygienists that have completed an associate degree program
and desire to continue their education toward a baccalaureate degree. Basic requirements
and credentials for admission are:
Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program with a minimum of a 2.5 average.
Successful completion of the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination.
Complete college transcripts.
Application for admission to The University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Following acceptance, an individual curriculum will be developed for each student
The college courses completed previously.
The time lapse since the associate degree was awarded.
Current clinical experience.
***If you are interested in this program or have any questions, please contact Amanda
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