Work toward earning your Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in Nashville! At South College, you can build on your associate-level education in dental hygiene and expand your career options with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.
18 months (full-time) (following completion of associate requirements)
Available for qualified dental hygiene program applicants
Earn a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in Nashville!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships is available to those who qualify. To learn more about your financial aid options for a dental hygiene program, contact us today.
By earning your dental hygiene bachelor’s degree, you can gain increased career flexibility beyond traditional clinical and private practice roles. In certain dental hygiene careers, you may also need to educate new and experienced dental health professionals, healthcare providers, and researchers about dental hygiene topics. Additional opportunities possible include those in non-clinical corporate settings, teaching, research, administration, sales, and public health.
Grow your skills as a dental hygiene professional with South College’s Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program in Nashville. Our BS in Dental Hygiene program is designed for students admitted to our AS Dental Hygiene program rotation or those who have already earned an associate degree in dental hygiene from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)-accredited institution.
The coursework for the BS in Dental Hygiene program is designed to promote knowledge development of evidence-based dental hygiene practices, research methods, critical thinking skills, professional judgment, and assessment skills for patients with special needs. You’ll also study how to apply educational theory and methods, epidemiology, grant writing, leadership, management, and more in the dental hygiene field.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. South College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).