Pre-entry Requirements

The Faculty of Dentistry is not accepting applications to the Degree Completion Category 2 Option until further notice. The following is for archival information.

To be eligible for admission to the 3rd year of the Dental Hygiene Degree Program, applicants must:

  1. Have graduated with a minimum overall average of 70% from a dental hygiene diploma/certificate program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) OR the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association.OR
  2. Be a recent graduate of an accredited dental hygiene diploma program but have not yet practiced. OR
  3. Be enrolled in your final year of another accredited dental hygiene diploma program in North America.

AND must:

  1. Have current registration in good standing with a regulatory authority where the applicant has practiced most recently.  AND
  2. Hold a National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) Examination Certificate OR an American National Board (ANB) Certificate.