Yes, certain aspects of the application will be kept from year to year. This includes official transcripts and work experience. ATI TEAS/TEAS 6 scores are good for two years. A new application is required each year. You must call the Dental programs at 928.704.7797 to activate your previous application materials.
Dental Hygiene course fees cover the cost of all program-related consumable supplies used in the clinic and labs. In addition, course fees cover dental instruments, scrubs, ADHA membership, liability insurance and required board exams. Students are also responsible for general tuition, textbooks and living expenses. The college works closely with each student to secure student financial aid and assistance in locating competitive financing. Financial Aid advisors are available on all campuses or can be contacted at 866.664.2832.
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The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. This Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Unites States Department of Education. Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science Degree, Dental Hygiene Emphasis, will be eligible to transfer their credits to universities.
No. A student may complete prerequisites during the Spring semester. Final transcripts must be submitted following the completion of Spring semester.
Contact MCC Dental Hygiene Office at 928.704.7797 or email Tracy Gift at email@example.com to find out more.
Students interested in pursing a career as a dental hygienist must take all of the Dental Hygiene general education prerequisites prior to final admission to the Dental Hygiene program. Many of the general education requirements are offered each semester at MCC.
The Dental Hygiene program will take 20 months – consisting of four full semesters and a summer semester – with 63 program credit hours required (not including general education requirements) for successful completion of the Dental Hygiene program requirements.
Eighteen students will be accepted each Fall semester.
Please refer to the MCC college catalog or online.
Financial aid in the form of grants and loans may be available to assist students with the costs of this program. Students who are interested should apply for aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if they qualify. This form is available online or at your local MCC campuses.
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The application period runs from December to March of each year. The deadline is March 1.
Program acceptance letters will be sent out by June 15th. Following receipt of the letter, a $500 deposit coupled with a written letter of acceptance must be received by the program to ensure eligibility.
All of the prerequisite courses for the Dental Hygiene AAS degree will be offered at all of MCC’s campuses. Some may also be offered via distance education, online and via ITV (Interactive Television). All of the Dental Hygiene program classes, labs and clinic sessions will be offered at the Legacy Foundation Allied Health Building I on the Bullhead City campus.
The MCC registrar makes all decisions regarding transfer of courses and will only evaluate official transcripts. The Dental Hygiene department may be able to offer guidance.