Complete Your Dental Hygiene Degree Online
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 your education beyond the A.S. degree (NOTE: an Associate Degree or Certificate in Dental Hygiene from an accredited institution is required). You can overcome the obstacle of your work and family schedule and pursue a Bachelor’s degree. Take advantage to learn anytime, from anywhere. The online program holds 8-week accelerated dental hygiene classes for adult learners who are able to find the time and discipline to study with qualified faculty in their subject field.
The Fones School of Dental Hygiene (which also offers a B.S.D.H. on campus), established in 1949, was named for Dr. Alfred Civilion Fones, a dentist who was instrumental not only at the University of Bridgeport, but also in the world dental hygiene movement. Accredited since 1953, the Fones program 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.
A career in dental hygiene offers multiple career opportunities in a variety of settings. The following have been identified by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) as emerging fields for dental hygienists. The ADHA acknowledges that a Bachelor’s degree enhances the hygienist’s ability to succeed in these fields:
• Public Health Dental Hygiene