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Program: Dental Hygiene (Postbaccalaureate BS)

Campus: Boston/Worcester 
Priority Filing Deadline: February 1 (Rolling Admissions)
(MCPHS University will continue to review applications until spaces have been filled)
Application Available: September 1
Program Start Date: Fall
Admission Contact:
 Jordan Hunt
Next Information Session: Events

Minimum GPA: 2.5
Average Accepted Student GPA: 3.2
Average Class Size Across Both Campuses: 30

Requirements:

  • Previously earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
COURSE
COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS
SEMESTER HOURS

Anatomy & Physiology I (w/ lab)


4

Anatomy & Physiology II (w/ lab)


4

Basic Chemistry I (w/ lab)


4

Basic Chemistry II (w/ lab)


4

Microbiology (w/ lab)


4

Statistics

Acceptable courses including basic statistics, biostatistics, psychological statistics, economic statistics

3

Introduction to Psychology


3

Introduction to Sociology


3

Nutrition*


2

Healthcare Ethics*
3

*Please note: Nutrition and Healthcare Ethics may be completed at MCPHS University upon matriculation.

Prerequisites (as indicated above) must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better. Math and science courses must be completed no more than ten years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS University.

Application Checklist:

  • Completed Application or DHCAS Application
  • Official College Transcripts from each institutions attended
  • Two Letters of Recommendation, must be signed on seal by recommender (professional, professor, or academic advisor)
  • Official AP or CLEP Scores if applicable (transfer credit granted for AP Scores of 4 or 5 and CLEP Scores of 50 or higher)
  • Official Transcripts from non-U.S. secondary schools, colleges or universities must be sent to the World Education Services (WES) for a course-by-course evaluation.
  • If English is your second language, you will be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 79 or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score 6.5.

 
MCPHS University Mailing Address:

Admission Office
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115