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Dental Hygiene Accreditation


The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association grants accreditation to the Phoenix College, Rio Salado College, and Mesa Community College programs. CODA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Graduates of CODA accredited programs are eligible for board examinations and licensure in all fifty states.

Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 440-4653
American Dental Association - Accreditation

Licensing Disclosures

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Dental Hygiene degree is designed to meet the academic requirements for a Licensed Dental Hygienist in Arizona. The program is only offered and available to students located in Arizona. Rio Salado College has not determined whether the program meets or does not meet the academic requirements for licensing in other states.

Student's may verify individual state requirements for licensure.

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