Admission Criteria for the Dental Hygiene Program

Application Information

  1. Application for general admission to NWCCD Sheridan College
    Online Sheridan College Admissions Application
  2. Submit an official copy of high school transcript or GED
  3. Official transcripts from accredited colleges previously attended, with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or greater on the prerequisite courses only
  4. Application for admission to the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program, submitted to Enrollment Services no later than February 15th
    Online Dental Hygiene Admissions Application
  5. Forty hours of specified (see form link) dental hygiene observation completed and submitted to the dental hygiene program on or before February 15.
  6. Applicants must complete all pre-requisite course credits by the spring semester of the year of application.

Pre-requisite Course Work

Students completing prerequisite coursework at other colleges and universities should include course descriptions and course syllabi with the submission of their transcript(s), or contact the SC Records and Registration Office to insure transferability. Completion of prerequisite courses does not guarantee automatic admission to the program.

Once a student has conditional acceptance into the program, the student must provide documentation of immunizations and successful completion of a background check. Students are responsible for purchasing instruments and required uniforms and for other fees associated with the program.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take National, Regional and State Board Exams for licensure.

Pre-requisite Course of Study

  1. Applicants must complete at least 20 pre-requisite course credits prior to applying for the program.