University of Manitoba

Dental Hygiene (Degree Completion)

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba
Faculty:School of Dental Hygiene
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:The Diploma in Dental Hygiene trains students for a number of responsibilities including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating oral disease prevention, and oral health programs for individuals and groups. The curriculum involves courses in dental sciences, clinical sciences, and behavioural sciences. Students develop and implement oral health promotion programs, and by spending more than 600 hours in a competency-based clinical curriculum, students are prepared to meet the needs of a broad range of population groups.
URL:Dental Hygiene (Degree Completion) at University of Manitoba
Course Based:Yes

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    1. Possess a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from an accredited university or community college program accredited by either the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada or the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation.

    2. Possess the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) Certificate.

    3. Hold current licensure to practice dental hygiene in Canada and be eligible for licensure in Manitoba.

    4. They must possess all the prerequisite course requirements prior to admission.

    5. The required minimum grade for specified prerequisite courses including electives is a C (2.0). There is a required minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 (B) in the candidates Diploma in Dental Hygiene or Associate Degree Program.

    * 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 August 02, 2022