Division of Allied Health Sciences

Dental Hygiene, Indiana School of Dentistry

Students may only complete the first year of this program at IU Kokomo.

The dental hygienist is a member of the dental health team who provides educational, preventive, and therapeutic oral health services. Employment opportunities may be available in private dental practice, hospitals, public health, educational institutions, and research. Indiana University offers a program leading to an Associate of Science degree.

Prerequisite Courses—Written communication (3 cr.), General Psychology (3 cr.), Introductory Sociology (3 cr.), Public Speaking (3 cr.), Chemistry (5 cr.), Arts and Humanities (6 cr.), Basic Human Anatomy (5 cr.), Basic Human Physiology (5 cr.), and Microbiology (4 or 5 cr.).

Information about dental auxiliary education programs may be obtained from the following



Director of Pre-professional Counseling or Director, Dental Hygiene

Indiana University School of Dentistry

1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN  46202

Fort Wayne

Supervisor, Dental Hygiene

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne 2101 Coliseum Boulevard East,

Fort Wayne, IN 46805

South Bend

Supervisor, Dental Hygiene

Indiana University South Bend

1825 Northside Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46615


Director, Dental Hygiene

Indiana University Northwest

3223 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408

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