The dental hygienist is a licensed member of the oral health care team responsible for providing preventive, therapeutic and educational services for dental patients and the community. Dental hygienist services are provided in a variety of settings including hospitals, public health clinics, schools and geriatric centers. Basic admission requirements consist of a minimum of 60 semester hours of prescribed course work which may be completed at ECU. The Professional program consists of 2 years of course work, clinical and practicum in a hospital or clinical setting. For more information, contact the Department of Biology.

Note: There are no separate degree check-sheets or plans currently available for this program.