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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 83
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals for a variety of career opportunities in private dental offices, schools, hospitals, clinics, and public health agencies. The dental hygienist provides direct patient care and functions as an integral part of the dental team.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $76,663/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Dental Hygienists

  • Median wage: $34.86/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. SE Rochester, MN 55904 Local: (507) 258-7210 Email: admissions@rctc.edu