The Dental Hygiene Program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences offers a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene (B.S.D.H.) as well as a B.S.D.H. online degree completion program.
The dental hygiene facilities provide state-of-the-art training for the provision of dental hygiene services. These facilities include a 22-unit clinic, four x-ray machines, darkroom for processing x-rays, infection control area, spacious classroom and laboratory facilities, as well as a private locker room/lounge for the students. Clinical experiences prepare the student for patient treatment enhanced by clinical rotations at the Washington County Public Health Dental Clinic, Friends in Need Dental Clinic in Kingsport, Keystone Dental Clinic in Johnson City, and Healing Hands Clinic in Bristol.
If you are interested in continuing your education, ETSU offers an online Masters of Science in Allied Health.
East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of East Tennessee State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).