How to Apply: Dental Hygiene AAS

***Application Packets MUST be submitted online ONLY, starting Dec 1, 2019***

The Guidelines for Admission document outlines the admission requirements in detail. It has been designed to easily guide you through the application process.

Application Period

December 1, 2019 to February 15, 2020@ 5:00 p.m.
Applicants selected will begin classes in June 2020.

Conditional Acceptance Requirements

  • Accepted as a student at Tyler Junior College
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (or hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college)
  • All of the following seven sections of the HESI A2 Exam must be completed (only one retest allowed per application year):
    1. Math (minimum score of 75 percent required)
    2. Reading (minimum score of 75 percent required)
    3. Vocabulary and General Knowledge
    4. Chemistry
    5. Anatomy & Physiology
    6. Learning Styles (not included in points)
    7. Personality Profile (not included in points)
  • Completed the following four science pre-requisites with a C or better:
    (Only courses that transfer to TJC as listed)
    • CHEM 1406: Introductory Chemistry I- Allied Health Emphasis OR CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I
    • BIOL 2401: Anatomy & Physiology I (prerequisite may be required)
    • BIOL 2402: Anatomy & Physiology II
    • BIOL 2420: Microbiology
  • Completed 12 hours of observation of a dental hygienist