Argosy University Programs

Dental Hygiene AS Degree Program

AS, Dental Hygiene

Program Information

Argosy University, Twin Cities in Eagan, Minnesota, offers an Associate of Science (AS) in Dental Hygiene degree program. The mission of this program is to provide the community with qualified dental hygienists prepared to perform effectively and productively within the allied health arena. Enrolled students will experience an integrated curriculum providing opportunities for building skills in assessment, cognitive, and lifelong learning, as well as technical skills.

Course Format
The program includes 90 credit hours of study. In addition to the program-specific courses, students are required to complete 30 credit hours in General Education to fulfill the requirements of an AS degree. Students applying for this program will be selected for acceptance based on an objective point system.

Students have the option to matriculate into the program beginning with the summer semester to complete prerequisite requirements.

Students who enter during the summer semester and follow the recommended curriculum outline can complete the program in 24 months. The maximum allowable timeframe for students entering during the summer semester based upon full-time status is 36 months.

Students who enter during the fall semester and follow the recommended curriculum outline can complete the program in 20 months. The maximum allowable time frame for students entering during the fall semester based upon full-time status is 30 months.

Career Outcome
Graduates will be prepared to provide preventive dental services as dental hygienists under the supervision of the dentist.

Apply
Launch your career by enrolling in the AS in Dental Hygiene degree program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

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