Dental Hygiene


UNDERGRADUATE  PREPARATION FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS IN DENTAL HYGIENE

Pre-requisite courses required to apply to the Dental Hygiene program may be completed at Oklahoma State University. To become a registered dental hygienist, students must be accepted and transfer to an accredited program in dental hygiene.  OSU students planning to complete all their education in Oklahoma have the following choices:

  • Two year associate degree: Rose State College, Tulsa Community College
  • Four year baccalaureate degree: The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

DENTAL HYGIENE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS & ADVISEMENT WORKSHEET 

OU-HSC Dental Hygiene Advisment Worksheet

The advisement worksheet was prepared for OSU students planning to complete their Dental Hygiene education at the The University of Oklahoma, and receive the B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene.

ELECTIVES: Make up the balance of hours needed to equal 60 hours

SHADOWING: Applicants must investigate dental hygiene as a career prior to application by spending a minimum of 40 hours observing a Dental Hygienist. Observation of a dentist does NOT meet this requirement.

GRADEPOINT REQUIREMENT: Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA in all college work attempted and have earned a "C" or better in the required courses.

CONTACT:
The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Department of Dental Hygiene
P.O. Box 26901 Oklahoma City, OK 73190
Phone: 405-271-4435
Email: dental-hygiene@ouhsc.edu