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College of Health Sciences
Dental Hygiene

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science Degree Program

The Bachelor of Science Degree Program is composed of two segments:

  • pre-dental hygiene
  • 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 Dental Hygiene Program by February 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 2.75 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

Click here for complete admission information.


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