Dental Hygiene

Undergraduate Programs Offfered

Missouri State does not offer this degree.  However, students may choose to complete pre-requisite courses before transferring to an accredited program.

Possible majors to accomplish this:  Biology   or Cell and Molecular Biology

More Information:

Occupational Outlook Handbook Description of Dental Hygienists

American Dental Hygienist Association - http://www.adha.org/

Complete List of Dental Hygiene Programs in the United States: http://www.adha.org/careerinfo/dir_education.htm

Accredited Dental Hygiene programs in Missouri Updated 2010

Missouri Southern State University

3950 E. Newman Roads
Joplin, MO 64801

 Program Information:

http://www.mssu.edu/technology/DH/

  Program: Dental Hygiene (Associate's Degree)
  Program Director: Dr. Deborah Gerecke
  Phone: 417-625-9600
  Accreditation Status: Approval without Reporting Requirements
  Last Accreditation Visit: 2002
  Next Accreditation Visit: 2009
 
Admission Requirements: http://www.mssu.edu/technology/DH/admission.htm
 

Ozarks Tehnical Community College

http://www.otc.edu/dentalhygiene-catalog.php

http://www.otc.edu/alliedhealth/1897.php

933 East Central
PO Box 5958
Springfield, MO 65801
 Program Information:
  Program: Dental Hygiene (Associate's Degree)
  Program Administrator: Marge Bell
  Phone:  417-447-8836
  Accreditation Status: Approval with Reporting Requirements
  Last Accreditation Visit: 2003
  Next Accreditation Visit: 2010
 
Admission Requirements:http://www.otc.edu/alliedhealth/2328.php
 

St. Louis Community College, Forest Park

5600 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110-1393
 Program Information:  
http://www.stlcc.edu/Programs/Dental_Hygiene/index.html
  Program: Dental Hygiene (Associate's Degree)
  Program Director: Stephen Smith, Interim Department Head
  Phone: 314-644-9334
  Accreditation Status: Approval without Reporting Requirements
  Last Accreditation Visit: 2000
  Next Accreditation Visit: 2007
 

State Fair Community College

3201 West 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301-2199
 Program Information:
http://www.sfccmo.edu/pages/243.asp
  Program: Dental Hygiene (Associate's Degree)
  Program Administrator: Ms. Renee Fiquet-Freeman
  Phone: 660-530-5800 x234
  Accreditation Status: Initial Accreditation
  Last Accreditation Visit: 2003
  Next Accreditation Visit: 2005
 
Admission Requirements: http://www.sfccmo.edu/Include/Student%20Services/2008ProgramsofStudy.pdf#page=21
 

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry

650 East 25th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Web Address: www.umkc.edu/dentistry
 Program Information:
http://dentistry.umkc.edu/bec_student/bsdentalhygiene.htm
  Program: Dental Hygiene (Bachelor's Degree)
  Program Administrator: Dr. Kimberly S. Bray
  Phone: 816-235-2056
  Accreditation Status: Approval without Reporting Requirements
  Last Accreditation Visit: 2003
  Next Accreditation Visit: 2010
 Admission Requirements for Entry Level Studets:  

http://dentistry.umkc.edu/bec_student/entrylevelDH.htm