General Disclosure 

Notice to students pursuing programs that may lead to a professional license or certification required for employment.

The following programs may lead to a professional license or certification that is required for employment. Professional licensure/certification requirements vary from state to state, which may affect a student’s ability to apply for a professional license/certification upon the completion of the program. The U.S. Department of Education regulation, 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v), requires an institution to disclose whether the program will fulfill educational requirements for licensure or certification for each state.

The administrative departments that offer the programs have made the following determination regarding their curriculum. 

Program

Meets

Does
Not
Meet

A Determination Has Not Been Made

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene*

Doctor of Dental Surgery

 

Graduate Certificate** in:

Advanced Education in General Dentistry

Dental Public Health

Endodontics

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentistry

Periodontics

Prosthodontics

All 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico

N/A

American Samoa, Common-wealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Palau, Virgin Islands

We recommend students contact the appropriate state licensing agency in their state or the state where they intend to work to seek the most up-to-date information about state licensure/certification requirements before beginning the program.

* If the degree-holder has a CODA accredited (Commission on Dental Accreditation) dental hygiene designation (RDH), they can be licensed to practice dental hygiene in any US jurisdiction once they satisfy applicable additional requirements unique to that state or territory. All of our programs, including the dental hygiene program, are fully accredited by CODA and as such, meet educational criteria for licensure to practice dental hygiene in these jurisdictions. 

** If the Certificate-holder has a CODA accredited (Commission on Dental Accreditation) dental degree (DDS/DMD), they can be licensed to practice dentistry in any US jurisdiction once they satisfy applicable additional requirements unique to that state or territory. Different state-specific criteria apply to those without a US/Canadian DDS/DMD for licensure across the US and its territories. All of our programs are fully accredited by CODA and as such, meet educational criteria for different categories of licenses to practice dentistry in these jurisdictions.

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