About Dental Hygiene

Normandale Community College offers the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Dental Hygiene as a two-year program located within the health sciences division. The Dental Hygiene coursework requires four semesters to complete and begins each fall semester. Graduates will be eligible to take the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination and Central Regional Clinical Licensure Examination. Upon successful completion of the National Board Exam and Central Regional Clinical Licensure Exam students will be qualified to take the Minnesota State Board of Dentistry Jurisprudence Examination for Dental Hygiene licensure in the state of Minnesota.