Pre-Dental Hygiene

Interested in becoming a dental hygienist? This is where you begin. Texas Woman's provides the foundational courses necessary to lead you into a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.

Courses are offered both in the classroom and online.

Careers & Salaries

This program can help you launch your career as a dental hygienist. The average salary nationally for registered dental hygienists is $72,330, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Why Pre-Dental Hygiene at TWU?

Taking your core courses at TWU ensures you have the pre-requisites needed for to earn your Bachelor of Science degree. TWU’s dental hygiene program is highly competitive, so there is an advantage to starting your program at Texas Woman’s.

As a pre-dental hygiene student, you will take foundational courses such as microbiology, introduction to nutrition and anatomy and physiology, in addition to core classes required for all undergraduate students and specific department requirements.

Program Requirements

In this program, you will complete 60 hours in the prerequisite curriculum. Because of the competitive admissions for the bachelor’s program, we recommend you maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher in the pre-professional program.

For More Information

Anum Qadir
Academic Advisor
College of Health Sciences Academic Advising
Office: WH 013B 

Penny Tomlinson
Admissions Coordinator
Office: MCL 821 

Page last updated 2:55 PM, December 7, 2018