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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

(This is a partial listing. Please consult your local One-Stop Career Center for more options.)

Cabrillo College

Location/Phone 6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 479-6100
Program Dental Hygiene
Deliverable AS Degree
How Long Degree: 3 years
Cost Degree: $1012
Prerequisites None

Chabot College

Location/Phone 25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6897
Program Dental Hygiene
Deliverable AA Degree
How Long 2 years
Cost $660
Prerequisites None

Diablo Valley College

Location 321 Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1230
Program Dental Hygiene
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement, AA Degree
How Long Certificate: 2 years, Degree: 3 years
Cost Certificate: $792-825, Degree: $957-990
Prerequisites One year each: high school biology, chemistry, algebra, and Intro to Human Anatomy & Physiology

Foothill College

Location 12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777
Program Dental Hygiene
Deliverable AA/AS
How Long 2 years
Cost $990
Prerequisites Chemistry and biology coursework

University of California at San Francisco - School of Dentistry

Location/Phone 513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
(415) 476-2737
Program Dental Hygiene
Deliverable Bachelor of Science
How Long 2 years after admission (see prerequisites)
Cost Approximately $40,000
Prerequisites 60 semester units of transferable credits, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 2.4, college math, biology and chemistry coursework
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