Vancouver Island University

Dental Hygiene

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Health / Nanaimo Campus
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:Provides education in the application of preventative and therapeutic methods of oral disease control and oral health promotion. Graduates are eligible to apply for registration and licensure with the College of Dental Hygienists of BC.
URL:Dental Hygiene at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $20,255
International: $39,851
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Grade 12. English 12* min. C. Post-Secondary coursework equivalent to 34 credits of: VIU Degree English Requirement; BIOL 151/152/153/154 or BIOL 156/157; CHEM 140/141 or CHEM 140/142; PSYC 111/112 or PSYC 121/122 or PSYC 131/132; MATH 211 or MATH 161; and any 100 or 200 level Post-Secondary course without a T or G suffix. Biology and Chemistry must have been completed within the last 5 years. Personal profile.

* 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 December 11, 2019

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