The Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene is a two-year degree programme recognised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. This field of study is well-established in developed countries and is gaining much momentum in developing countries, particularly considering the high rates of oral diseases.
The programme includes courses in liberal arts (English, sociology and psychology, leadership and management); basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, immunology, microbiology and pathology); and clinical sciences (dental hygiene, radiology, community health and dental materials).
The University encourages young men and women who enjoy working with people, have good interpersonal skills and are interested in prevention of oral diseases to apply and make a career as a dental hygienist.
Admissions have closed for 2023-2024 cycle. The last date for submission of applications was May 4.
Following is the eligibility criteria for 2023-2024 admission cycle:
The minimum entry requirement is to have Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in pre-medical subjects i.e. biology, chemistry and physics with minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent.
Dental hygienists have opportunities to work in a variety of settings including hospitals, educational institutions, public health clinics and private dental clinics. Additionally, employment opportunities may be available with companies that market dental-related products. Graduates can also use their Associate Degree to pursue undergraduate studies in areas like health sciences, education, research, office management and business administration as career options.
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