Start Your Future Today With A Dental Hygiene Degree
We believe everyone should have access to a quality education. We believe that you should have the chance to succeed, no matter where you’ve been or where you plan to go.
With dental hygienists in demand, you will find great opportunities for career growth and job security. Dental hygienists have the opportunity to work in clinical, corporate, educational, public health, and research settings offering preventative services and promoting good oral health daily.
Goodwin’s state-of-the-art dental facility will allow you to perfect your craft, learning hands-on through dental simulators and clinical experience. To your advantage, and unlike any other college in Connecticut, our Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene core classes are offered in a hybrid online and on-campus format – giving you the flexibility you need so you don’t have to rearrange your life to go to college.
After successfully passing the National Board exams, students will obtain a Connecticut Dental Hygienist Licensure. You can complete your education and begin working in the field with your dental hygiene license in only 24 months full-time.
Flexible class schedules and financial aid options
Find out more about our flexible scheduling. Getting a great education means making an investment in your future; and our financial aid team is ready to work with you to make sure you find the grants, scholarships, and other aid you need to cover your college tuition.
Click for a detailed look at the complete curriculum for the Dental Hygiene associate degree program.
Looking to transfer credits?
We will evaluate any transfer credits you may have — usually in less than one business day with an unofficial transcript.
Complete the form above to request more information or call 800.889.3282
Goodwin College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Consumer information about the College and its programs, including gainful employment data, is available here.
The Goodwin College Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Goodwin College Dental Hygiene program has been granted initial accreditation status. Initial Accreditation is the accreditation classification granted to any dental, advanced dental or allied dental education program which is in the planning and early stages of development or an intermediate stage of program implementation. This accreditation classification provides evidence to educational institutions, licensing bodies, government or other granting agencies that, at the time of initial evaluation(s), the developing education program has the potential for meeting the standards set forth in the requirements for an accredited educational program for the specific occupational area. The classification "initial accreditation" is granted based upon site evaluation visit(s). The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/100.aspx.
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