In addition to the admission standards of the institution and the general admission requirements of the School of Dentistry, candidates seeking admission to Dental Hygiene's entry-level traditional program must:
*One course in anatomy plus 1 course in physiology or anatomy and physiology combined for two courses.
All application documents and application fees must be received by the Office of Enrollment Management by Feb. 15. In-person interviews are by invitation only for qualified applicants and are held the first Friday of March. General application information may be found in the General Application Procedures section of the School of Dentistry n the UMMC Bulletin.
The following criteria are utilized in selecting students to the Dental Hygiene program:
*Due to COVID-19, we recognize applicants may need flexible options to complete the required observations due to reduced opportunities for in-person observation. If you are unable to complete the entire 8 hours of required observation due to restrictions of observation sites, please upload a 250-word essay on the details of the job duties for a dental hygienist in the state of Mississippi. You may use the American Dental Hygienists’ Association website or other sources to obtain information. Essays must be submitted in a Microsoft Word document by the application deadline.