Bachelor of Science with a major in Dental Hygiene (RDH to BSDH)

Georgia Highlands College
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 120

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene online program is designed for Registered Dental Hygienists (RDHs) with an associate or diploma degree in dental hygiene. Admission to the program is based upon meeting the criteria for admission and acceptance to Georgia Highlands College and the Department of Dental Hygiene. The RDH-BSDH is a degree completion program that will be offered fully online.

The RDH-BSDH program curriculum emphasizes student-centered learning and incorporates interdisciplinary components. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values necessary for positions of responsibility in a variety of healthcare, educational, research, and community settings. In addition, graduates will be able to interact effectively with other health professionals in a competent, collaborative, and ethical manner.

Contact person: Regina Gupta at

Admissions Information

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Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Commission on Dental Accreditation