Dental Hygiene Advising

ODU offers undergraduate dental hygiene degrees for both entry-level and post-licensure candidates, as well as a combined bachelor's and master's degree.  Find advising to guide you on your educational path.

Process to Declare a Clinical Program

This is a clinical program with limited spaces. It requires a secondary application for admission. Admission to this major is selective and competitive. Students are Intended Majors unless admitted by the program via the secondary application process. Make sure to review the admissions criteria for your intended major before applying. These programs are lock-step and admit students once per year. Most clinical programs start in the fall. 

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Find the catalog overview of this major.

Curriculum Requirement

The ODU catalog is the official source of requirements.

How to Apply

Find an information session or apply now to the entry level Dental Hygiene program.

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