• Admissions Requirements

    To be admitted into the Dental Hygiene Program, applicants must complete an application for admission to Del Mar College, including official high school or GED transcripts and college transcripts. Check with the registrar's office for a complete list of admission requirements.

    Applicants to the Dental Hygiene program must submit the following information to ADEA Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (DHCAS), an online application service, before March 1 of the year admission is desired:

    1. Completed Dental Hygiene Program Application.
    2. Official copies of college transcripts.
    3. have an overall 2.0 GPA in college courses 
    4. Two recommendation forms for inclusion in your file.
    5. If applicable, supply documentation of graduation from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), dental assisting program or CDA certificate. (Note: Dental Assisting experience is not an admission requirement.) 

    The application process can be accessed at http://dhcas.liaisoncas.com 
    DHCAS Customer service is available Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. E.T.
    Phone number: 617-612-2095

    DOWNLOADABLE FORMS:
    Policy for Dental Hygiene Applicants
    Application Checklist 
    Estimated Costs 

    Note: The general education and science courses in the curriculum should be taken prior to admission to the program. All science courses completed must be within a five-year period prior to enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program.

    This criteria is weighted to arrive at a score for each applicant. A selection committee, consisting of the program director and program faculty, will meet to select the next class. All applicants are notified by letter of the selection committee’s decisions. All applicants are notified by letter of the committee’s decisions. Applicants not selected are advised to contact Del Mar College’s Student Enrollment Center or Dental Hygiene program director for advice concerning their academic goals. 

    Additional Requirements: If admitted into the program, students must submit proof of physical, visual, and dental examinations prior to the first day of class. 

    If accepted into the Del Mar College Dental Hygiene program, a formal online application to Del Mar College must be submitted via the www.applytexas.org web site. Applicants must have an overall 2.0 GPA in college courses. Placement test scores, official high school and College/University transcripts also must be submitted to the Del Mar College Registrar’s office at 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404. Current Del Mar College students will not need to send any further documentation to the college.

    Del Mar College Dental Hygiene Program Bloodborne Pathogens Policy - Important - Please Read  


    Selection Process 

     

    This criteria is weighted to arrive at a score for each applicant. A selection committee, consisting of the program director and program faculty, will meet to select the next class. All applicants are notified by letter of the selection committee’s decisions. All applicants are notified by letter of the committee’s decisions. Applicants not selected are advised to contact Del Mar College’s Student Enrollment Center or Dental Hygiene program director for advice concerning their academic goals.

      

     

  • Contact Information

    Dental and Imaging Technology
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361)698-2858

    Dental Hygenie Program - West Campus HS2.130