Allied Dental


Program Objectives

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Allied Dental Education Program is to assist students in achieving their professional goals, to contribute to the quality of life in the community and to support the economic development of the Central Midlands.


In support of the Dental Hygiene and Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Program’s Mission, the following goals have been established.

  1. Embrace an innovative learning environment that enhances teaching, learning and individual development.
  2. Prepare a workforce that meets the demands of the dental community.
  3. Collaborate with educational and community partners to create a responsive curriculum for a diverse population.
  4. Partner with community constituencies to enhance clinical education opportunities for dental hygiene students.
  5. Validate the program through a comprehensive assessment and evaluation process.
  6. Engage in efficient, effective and innovative resource development and management.
  7. Recruit, retain and develop exceptional faculty and staff.