The Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene Inc. (VCDH) is part of Canada’s largest private educational facility and is dedicated to the highest standards of dental hygiene education.
Program seats are limited due to the large number of applicants. Therefore, not all applicants are guaranteed acceptance.
Applicants must write a mandatory admission test which includes:
- English Comprehension
- Spatial Relations
British Columbia Dental Hygiene Registration Requirements
Upon completion of the Dental hygiene Program offered at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene, the graduate must write and be successful on the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination.
Successful Dental Hygiene National Certification Certificate holders are then eligible to apply to the Provincial Regulatory Authorities.
In order to practice Dental hygiene in the province of British Columbia, the graduates must then register with the regulatory body - the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia (CDHBC) prior to starting their career.
All fees associated with the National Board Examination, and registration with the CDHBC after graduation, are the responsibility of the individual student.
Applicants Educated in Canada
Candidates educated in British Columbia must have completed a minimum of 30 first-year university credits or an equivalent to the following subjects. Applicants from other provinces also require the first year university equivalent transferable credits which include:
- Chemistry with Lab credits (6 credits)
- Human Anatomy & Physiology including lab (6 credits)
- Psychology (6 credits)
- English (6 credits)
- Statistics (3 credits)
- Elective Course (3 credits)
Visit The BC Transfer System for more information.
If you do not have some or all of the courses mentioned, please contact our admissions co-ordinators for more information. Our admissions department can be reached at 1-800-457-3189 or 604-215-7611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.