Dental Hygiene, Closer Look, Take the Tour!

Dental Hygiene Prospective Students

Why should you choose the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio to obtain a degree in Dental Hygiene?

We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs to meet the student’s career goal.  Our philosophy is based on student-centered learning and quality patient care that guides all aspects of our programs.  Students will experience multiple and diverse experiences in community based-clinics, agencies and specialized populations. Our faculty is diverse in their experiences, leaders in their field and nationally recognized for their expertise clinical teaching excellence.

To Apply:

Go to the Application Checklist for the Dental Hygiene and to the Dental Hygiene Centralized Application System (DHCAS).

Please e-mail the division director, Jo Ann D. Jordan at for all questions pertaining to the Bachelor's program. E-mail Mary Jacks at for all questions regarding the BS Completion and Master's program.

Individuals who are involved in the provision of dental hygiene services may be exposed to blood borne pathogens that may result in human disease. Students and faculty members who experience an exposure to potentially infectious materials (needle stick, mucous membrane, or non-intact skin) or airborne inhalation require specific follow-up attention. For more information on the policies on bloodborne and infectious diseases refer to the UT Health Science Center Policies on Bloodborne and Infectious diseases at

Do you have all of your questions answered and are you ready to apply to the Dental Hygiene program?