Established in 1949 and accredited since 1953, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene is in full accordance with the principles established by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education.
The online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Dental Hygiene degree completion program from The Fones School of Dental Hygiene offers dental hygienists an opportunity to further their education anytime, from anywhere. The online program offers 8-week accelerated dental hygiene classes for adult learners with the time and discipline to study with qualified faculty in their subject field. Graduates are eligible for National, Regional, and State examinations. A degree in dental hygiene offers multiple career opportunities in a variety of settings, identified by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) as emerging fields for dental hygienists,such as:
- Public Health Dental Hygiene
The B.S. in Dental Hygiene is offered entirely online. The courses are designed to be learner-centered in terms of scheduling, duration, learning materials, assignments, and interaction between faculty and students and among students. The online interaction is designed to encourage thoughtful and well-prepared discussions based on both the student’s command of the coursework and their personal dental hygiene experience.
Online courses leading to the B.S. in Dental Hygiene follow an accelerated 8-week format, allowing students to earn their degree at a full-time pace while still maintaining their professional work schedule. Courses are conducted entirely online and can be accessed anytime from anywhere. Interaction with professors and other students is done through email and an online discussion board.
Why Get a B.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene?
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