The Dental Hygiene program at Columbus State is designed to prepare graduates for
successful entry into the oral health profession. The dental hygienist is a member
of the dental health team and provides a variety of quality oral hygiene services
including health education, prevention, and treatment of oral disease to a wide variety
The Columbus State dental hygiene program emphasizes the didactic and clinical skills required to meet the ever-changing oral health care needs. Admission to the program is both limited and selective. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the state, regional and national examinations for licensure. The Ohio State Dental Board requires a full FBI background check for initial application for licensure.
In Ohio, licensure from the Ohio State Dental Board is needed for employment.
Dental Hygiene Information Sessions will be held during the spring, summer, and autumn semesters of this year. These are formal information sessions where the students receive the same information, paperwork and application instructions. Each student applying to the program MUST attend one session. The Dental Hygiene packet of application materials is available only at the Information Sessions.
AUTUMN SEMESTER 2023 INFORMATION SESSION SCHEDULE
ALL SESSIONS LOCATED AT DOWNTOWN CAMPUS
Registration is not necessary, just show up.
Find parking information at this link
Information sessions last approximately 1.5-2.0 hrs.
Monday 9/11 4PM-6PM (Location Delaware Hall (DE) Room 121)
Thursday 9/21 4PM-6PM (Location Delaware Hall (DE) Room 121)
Tuesday 10/17 10AM-12PM (Location Franklin Hal (FR) Room 106)
Monday 11/6 4PM-6PM (Location Delaware Hall (DE) Room 121)
Thursday 11/16 4PM-6PM (Location Delaware Hall (DE) Room 121)
Friday 12/8 11AM-1PM (Location Delaware Hall (DE) Room 121)
PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE FOR LOCATIONS OF EACH INDIVIDUAL SESSION.
PLEASE CHECK THIS SPACE FOR ANY CHANGES TO SCHEDULE THAT MAY OCCUR
Application deadline Class of 2026 is January 31, 2024.
PLEASE SEND COMPLETED APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2026 TO
Drop off to Union Hall Room 308 during regular business hours.
OR MAIL TO (Post marked no later than 1/31/2024:
Attn: Daniel Collins, DDS, MPH
Union Hall 321
Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring St. P.O. Box 1609
Columbus OH, 43215
For general questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Note Regarding HESI:
Due to the pandemic the HESI format has changed. Please view the flyer below to get started in taking the exam.
Programs and Certificates
Columbus State Community College does not guarantee job placement for graduates.
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