Dental HygienePage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/programs/dentalhygiene.html
|College||Allied Health & Nursing|
|Undergraduate Degree Type(s)||BS|
|Program Description||The dental hygiene curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for the student to develop a sound clinical and theoretical foundation for the practice of dental hygiene. The graduate is prepared to fulfill the dental hygiene roles as clinician, change agent, educator, researcher and consumer advocate as put forth by the American Dental Hygienists' Association.
The program is designed to meet the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene, and offers a Bachelor of Science degree upon completion.
|Admission Requirements||The number of students admitted to the Dental Hygiene major is limited to 20 students admitted each fall semester. Applicants are accepted primarily based on academic achievement in prerequisite courses, with an emphasis placed on the science prerequisites.
Minimum university admission requirements are:
Application for admission to the Dental Hygiene program is a separate process in addition to being admitted to the University. It is highly recommended to meet with a Dental Hygiene advisor to formulate a plan of study as soon as possible. Requirements for application for admission to the traditional dental hygiene major include: The application form can be downloaded from the Dental Hygiene Department website.
|Academic Bulletin||A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.|
|Program Contact Information||College of Allied Health and Nursing
Department of Dental Hygiene
3 Morris Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato MN 56001
|College Advising||Allied Health Advising
Shirley Murray, Academic Advisor
124 Myers Fieldhouse
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