Advanced Education Opportunities

UBC dental hygiene graduates: where are they now?
To address a scarcity of studies on Canadian baccalaureate dental hygienists, researchers in the Faculty of Dentistry undertook a graduate outcomes study of those who earned a UBC Bachelor of Dental Science in Dental Hygiene (BDSc) degree. Read more details about the study including results from the mixed-methods survey, and view or download the research poster at UBC Dentistry News.

If you are a Dental Hygienist who graduated from an accredited North American diploma program and are interested in completing your Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and:

  • You completed 1st Year University transfer courses as pre-requisites or as the first year of your diploma program, click Degree Completion Category 1
The Faculty of Dentistry is not accepting applications to the Degree Completion Category 2 Option until further notice. The following is for archival information.
  • You DID NOT complete 1st Year University transfer courses as pre-requisites or as the first year of your diploma program, click Degree Completion Category 2
  • If you are a Dental Hygienist who graduated from a non-North American diploma program and are interested in completing your Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene, click International Degree Completion
  • If you are a Dental Hygienist with a Bachelor’s degree and are interested in Graduate Studies in Dental Science, click on www.dentistry.ubc.ca/grad
  • If you are a Dental Hygienist interested in taking Continuing Dental Education courses including Local Anesthesia for registration to practice, click on www.dentistry.ubc.ca/cde