Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene

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Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene

Begin your career helping others in this in-demand, high-paying field. Earn the credentials to work in oral health right away.

Dental hygienists play a crucial role in the healthcare field by providing preventive oral care and make a positive impact on people's oral health. They educate patients regarding various health issues, diseases and infections.

AN IN-DEMAND, HIGH PAYING CAREER

Dentists are actively hiring graduates from dental hygiene programs, and in Colorado, the average starting salary for a dental hygienist exceeds $80,000 per year.

HANDS-ON TRAINING IN A WORKING CLINIC

CMC's unique program offers hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art dental hygiene skills lab and an oral health clinic. Upon successful completion of the dental hygiene program, written and clinical board examinations, graduates will be eligible for state licensure and employment.

ENROLL NOW TO BEGIN TAKING PREREQUISITES FOR SUMMER 2025

Enroll this fall to begin taking prerequisites so that you’ll be eligible to apply for the next cohort, beginning Summer 2025.

Please visit the TEAS Exam website and prepare to test before the December 15, 2024, dental hygiene application deadline.

Please visit the Casper Exam website and prepare to test before the December 15, 2024, dental hygiene application deadline.

Be sure to register for the exams under the CMC Dental Hygiene Program and/or CMC Allied Health Program so that your exam scores will be automatically sent to CMC as part of the application requirements.

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Virtual Information Sessions

Learn more about CMC's Dental Hygiene Program. Dental hygiene applicants are required to attend one session. Sessions are scheduled for 30 minutes and include Q&A.

  • Thursday, Apr 18, Noon

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