Dental Hygiene Bachelor's Completion Program
This program is intended only for students who are already licensed dental hygienists.
The faculty and staff at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) are dedicated to health-care education. Our energy and resources go toward supporting an educational environment that attracts and nurtures the very best. The University has state-of-the-art equipment and faculty who utilize these resources in our students' education.
If you are a licensed dental hygienist and would like to continue your education towards a baccalaureate degree, UTHSCSA has a program that can be tailored to you. Today's dental hygienists are employed in a variety of health care environments. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field is expected to grow faster than that of many other professions in the coming years. When you receive your bachelor's degree, you will be in a position to advance in your career or seek a challenging new position within a wide range of options.
Opportunities for graduates include dental management, teaching, marketing, sales and research, and can include positions with:
- Colleges and Universities
- Hospitals with dental programs
- Public health agencies
- Insurance companies
- Pharmaceutical companies