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Penn College dental hygiene degrees receive reaccreditation


The Commission on Dental Accreditation recently approved continued accreditation for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s dental hygiene program through 2025.

The Commission on Dental Accreditation is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. It serves the public and the profession by developing and implementing accreditation standards that promote and monitor the continuous quality and improvement of dental education programs.

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s dental hygiene degrees were recently reaccredited by the Commission Dental Accreditation. Students are educated in classrooms and the technology-driven Dental Hygiene Clinic, which offers low-cost services to the public.
Pennsylvania College of Technology’s dental hygiene degrees were recently reaccredited by the Commission Dental Accreditation. Students are educated in classrooms and the technology-driven Dental Hygiene Clinic, which offers low-cost services to the public.

The official status granted by the commission following a site visit to Penn College is “Approval (without reporting requirements).” The status indicates that the college’s program meets or exceeds all of the commission’s accreditation standards.

Graduation from an accredited program is an eligibility requirement for licensure as a dental hygienist.

Penn College offers an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. The final two years of bachelor’s degree coursework may be taken on campus or online. Hands-on education occurs under the guidance of credentialed faculty in the college’s technology-driven Dental Hygiene Clinic, which provides low-cost services to the public.

To learn more about the college’s dental hygiene degrees, call 570-327-4519 or visit the School of Nursing & Health Sciences.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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