Vancouver Island University

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:Are you ready for a great career as a professional dental hygienist? Get ready to help your patients maintain great smiles with excellent care and expert advice.

Exploring dental hygiene schools in BC? Study on beautiful Vancouver Island with VIU's Dental Hygiene Diploma program. With a rewarding career in dental hygiene, you can help people live healthier lives while working in a people-oriented atmosphere. VIU's two-year, full-time diploma program includes both academic study and clinical practice, and prepares you to work in dental clinics.

Change the world, one smile at a time. For a stable, well-paying dental hygiene job, apply at Vancouver Island University.
URL:Dental Hygiene at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,841

Textbooks (approximate costs): $1,400.00

Dental Instruments (approximate costs): $2,400.00

Uniforms, shoes (approximate costs): $350.00
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must submit a personal profile (pdf).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 21, 2022