Bachelor Degree - Entry Level Program
Dental Hygiene Optional BS Degree Admission Requirements:
In addition to the college admission requirement’s students seeking admission to the Dental Hygiene Bachelor Program are required to have completed:
High School Diploma or GED, Integrated Algebra and Geometry, Laboratory Biology, Laboratory Chemistry
Applicants are required to take the Health Occupations Aptitude Exam. Applicants are rank ordered on an academic basis, a “B” average or better is recommended. The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Examination with a minimum score of 550 (paper) or 213 (computer) or 79 (internet) will be required as a condition for entrance into the Dental Hygiene program for:
- applicants who are foreign born high school seniors and have had ESL (English as a Second Language) courses in high school or
- applicants with secondary credentials from a foreign country, whose language of instruction was not English, regardless of any coursework completed in the United States.
Bachelor Degree - Completion Program
Admission Requirements: Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from an Accredited Program; license to practice dental hygiene; GPA to be considered.
Students who transfer to the Farmingdale State College Bachelor Degree Completion program in Dental Hygiene from an AAS program in Dental Hygiene may need to take 2-3 additional courses to satisfy the Liberal Arts and General Education Requirements. These additional courses should be taken in the first semester of enrollment and during summer sessions.