Eligible hygienists must have earned an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited US or Canadian institution. Interested dental hygienists should apply to the program and to the university. Application to the program includes completion of the online program application and submitting a copy of your current license along with a statement or resume relevant to your dental hygiene work experience. The license and resume may be submitted electronically to Dr. Debbie Dotson at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 423-439-4030. Classes are admitted each fall (August) and spring (January).
All dental hygiene courses for this program are online. However, all students participating in the BSDH Degree Completion program are required to visit campus one time for program orientation prior to starting the program. Orientations are typically held in mid August and early January.
General Education Core requirements may transfer from other universities or be taken online through ETSU or the Tennessee Regents Online Degree Program (RODP) to meet the general education core requirements for the BSDH degree.
Admission to the BSDH degree completion program requires the following information be submitted for consideration and selection:
PLEASE NOTE: ETSU requires a total of 50 hours semester credit be completed at a senior level (4 year) institution to earn a baccalaureate degree. Thirty-four of these hours are acquired through the BSDH online program leaving 16 to be taken, either as general education core requirements or as electives.
|BSDH DEGREE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS|
|DHYG 3100 - This course will provide licensed dental hygienists the opportunity to evaluate current dental hygiene therapies and interpret them for application in dental hygiene practice.||
|Following successful completion of DHYG 3100 the student will receive transfer credit for dental hygiene courses required for associate degree.||
46 hours (lower division)
|Following successful completion of DHYG 3100 the student will receive course credit for DHYG 3031, 4021, 4121, 3120, and 4000||
16 hours (upper division)
|Complete required DHYG hours||
13 hours (upper division)
|TOTAL MAJOR FIELD CORE CREDIT HOURS||
|SUMMARY OF BSDH ONLINE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS|
General Education Core Requirements
Major Field Core Requirements
|TOTAL HOURS FOR BSDH||
The following items must be submitted to the Department of Allied Health Sciences, BSDH Online Program before an application is considered complete:
3. Proof of current Dental Hygiene License.
4 . Brief resume or work history.
Please send to email@example.com .
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS PROGRAM - PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONLINE APPLICATION IMMEDIATELY - ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION MAY BE SUBMITTED AT SUBSEQUENT DATES.
DEPARTMENT OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES MAILING ADDRESS:
Deborah Dotson, RDH, PhD
BSDH Online Program Coordinator
Department of Allied Health Sciences
P O Box 70690
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614