Healthcare and Human Services: Dental Hygiene

Seattle Central College

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The Seattle Central College (SCC) Dental Programs prepare dental professionals for the workplace, service to the community, and the dynamic roles in oral health care. The Dental Programs promote educational excellence through liberal and technical education in a diverse multicultural urban environment where scientific knowledge, skill development and societal changes are achieved.

The program website describes the dental hygiene profession, career opportunities for dental hygienists, program pre-requisite courses, physical demands on dental hygienists, important dates/deadlines, information session dates/times, and informational documents.

All criteria requested in this application must be met to be considered an applicant.  You must have an ctcLink EMPL ID to log into the application page.  The application is saved when navigating through each step of the application or at log out.  However, DO NOT hit the "Submit" button at the end of the application until all steps are finalized and supporting documents have been uploaded.  Changes cannot be made once "Submit" has been hit.  Once the "submit" button is hit, a $35 application fee must be paid with a credit or debit card.

To be eligible for interview selection, the following must be completed by January 15th:

  • All pre-requisites completed with 2.5 or better GPA in each prerequisite course
  • Unofficial transcripts uploaded
  • Approved credits by direct transfer uploaded
  • Pre-requisite worksheet uploaded
  • ATDH or TEAS test scores received (Choose Seattle Central College AH)
  • Submit proof of a minimum of 80 hours of Community Service
  • Complete proctored essay by January 15th
  • Payment of online application fee

SCC DA/EFDA/Worker Retraining Pathway should complete the above criteria along with:

  • SVI/SCC unofficial transcript uploaded
  • Proof of WA RDA uploaded
  • Proof of current CDA certificate
  • Proof of current EFDA license
  • Worker Retraining Program Approval document 

Extra application points will be awarded for the following:

  • Verified US. military service, documents must be uploaded
  • 1,000 hrs of work experience at NeighborCare Health, upon verification
  • CDA certificate, must be uploaded
  • Graduate from a CODA accredited DA program, unofficial transcript and proof of WA RDA uploaded



Dental Hygiene Class of 2025

Application Period Closed

Application deadline was: 1/16/2023

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Contact Us

Nancy Harris Phone: (206) 934-4186 Office: 1200 12th Ave S; Suite 202 Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Program Website