Gain skills for a career as a dental hygienist in a variety of healthcare settings. Train in both classroom and clinical settings to master practical skills and knowledge needed to provide patient oral care.
Employment opportunities for dental hygienists are expected to grow much faster than the average occupational growth over the next decade. Employment opportunities include positions as a dental hygienist, public health or school hygienist, health educator, research assistant, teacher, or sales representative.
Potential employers include: Graduates can be employed by private dental offices, public health facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, group homes, the military, as well as research and education facilities. Part-time and flexible schedules are often available.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
|WA-Resident||Non-WA resident, US citizen
US citizen, &
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,359.08||$1,510.28||$2,283.78||$3,156.04|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.
The Dental Hygiene program announces the reopening of the admission process for the incoming inaugural class of 2020-22 in partnership with the University of Washington School of Dentistry.
Next application period: July 13 – August 7, 2020