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.”
Upon completion of the program, a graduate will be eligible to take their clinical and written boards and pursue employment as a dental hygienist.
ENROLL NOW TO BEGIN TAKING PREREQUISITES FOR SUMMER 2024
Enroll this fall to begin taking prerequisites so that you’ll be eligible to apply for the first cohort, beginning Summer 2024.
The dental hygiene application is being constructed and will be available in the next few weeks.
Please visit the TEAS Exam website and prepare to test before the Feb 1, 2024, dental hygiene application deadline.
Please visit the Casper Exam website and prepare to test before the Feb 1, 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.