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Dental Hygiene

University of Southern California

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
57256 USD/year
57256 USD/year
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About

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry established a Dental Hygiene program more than 80 years ago. The University of Southern California bachelor of science in dental hygiene program is now internationally renowned for excellence in clinical and preventive dental hygiene. 

Overview

Our graduates have gone on to become expert clinicians, educators, researchers, health advocates and public health professionals.

The Ostrow School of Dentistry is dedicated to advancing the dental hygiene profession and serving the community. We provide students with a uniquely comprehensive dental hygiene education that can only be found here at USC.

The Dental Hygiene program offered at University of Southern California emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the dental hygienist’s role in the community. Nutritional counseling and tobacco cessation strategies are included in the curriculum. Hands-on learning helps students to solve problems, interact with dentists, treat a wide variety of patients, perform preventive procedures, and evaluate patient outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice
  • Patient Education in Preventive Dental Care
  • Principles of Oral Radiology
  • Introduction to Periodontal Diseases
  • Preventive Dental Therapy
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Interactional Skills in Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry for Children
  • Community Dental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Test Scores
  • Transcripts: First-year applicants should submit official transcripts of all high school and college coursework completed.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation: One letter is required from either your school counselor or a teacher from your school. Applicants to the School of Cinematic Arts must submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Portfolio, resumé and/or additional writing samples: if required by major. Performance majors may also require auditions. Refer to the Additional Application Requirements section, below, for more information.
  • Submit your fall grades (when available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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