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RDH to BSDH Program Details

RDH to BSDH Online Program at Wichita State University offers career options to registered hygienists seeking a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. The 32 credit hour program is completely online, is accessible 24 hours a day, and can be completed in as little as 15 months or up to six years of part-time study.

Twenty-eight (28) hours of retroactive credit can be applied to the degree. Our program builds on the skill of the registered dental hygienist’s previous educational program. The BSDH expands on the RDH’s knowledge base to provide a means for continued advancement in the profession, career options in alternate settings, and meeting the necessary requirements for pursuing a graduate degree.

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Are you ready to grow professionally?

Today’s oral healthcare environment offers many career pathways to explore and opportunities for professional growth. Investigating the expanding opportunities and understanding emerging roles is the beginning of realizing a broader approach to career options. Advancing your education is a key step in realizing career possibilities. The RDH to BSDH Online Program focuses on leadership skills and knowledge in preparation for:

  • Leadership in clinical practice or alternative setting.
  • Evidenced-based practice.
  • Community health settings (extended roles based on state regulations).
  • Educational settings.

Application & Admission

Application Requirements
• Current Dental Hygiene License
• Associates degree in dental hygiene from regionally accredited school
• Cumulative GPA of 2.5

Priority Admission Deadlines
• Fall Semester- July 1
• Spring Semester- December 1

Get Started!
To get started, you will need to meet the application requirements listed above. When you are ready to apply to the program, you will need to complete an online application for admission to Wichita State University.

» Apply Now: Wichita State University Application

The next step will be to email a copy of your dental hygiene license to dhonline@wichita.edu. Once you have been accepted into the program our online academic advisor will help you create an individualized plan of study.

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