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Upon completion of the Dental Hygiene program, graduates will be able to do the following:
Program completion rates are affected by attrition (students who voluntarily withdraw) and dismissal (students unsuccessful in courses). Students may re-enter and restart the program one time in each category. The following are completion rates for the past several years, calculated as the percentage of those accepted into the program that graduated from the program.
Students graduating from the Dental Hygiene program may be eligible to sit for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination. In the program history (2004-current), 96.37% of graduates passed the exam on the first attempt. Pass rates for the past several years are as follows:
Students graduating from the Dental Hygiene program may be eligible to sit for the clinical exam as well. The exam has been overseen by the North Carolina State Dental Board, then the Council of Interstate Testing Agencies and now CDCA/WREB/CITA. In the program history (2004-current), 91.11% of graduates passed the exam on the first attempt. Pass rates for the past several years are as follows:
In the history of the program, 100% of graduates have located employment, either part-time or full-time, depending on their needs.