​Thank you for your interest in the Yakima Valley College Bachelor of Applied Science BAS-DH Bridge Program!

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The following information is exclusively​ for Registered Dental Hygienists who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree from a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene program.

Graduates of Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approved Dental Hygiene programs are eligible to apply for the YVC BAS-DH Bridge Program.  A minimum of 85 credits in Dental Hygiene coursework with grades of "C-"(1.7) or above and a cumulative Dental Hygiene Program GPA of 2.5 or above are required. 

An individual learning program will be created for each BAS-DH Bridge Program applicant based on individual transcript evaluation.

Upper division non-traditional learning credits are awarded for prior learning demonstrated by successful completion of the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination.

Transfer students must satisfy a 30 credit YVC residency requirement. A combination of upper and lower division credits may be utilized to meet this requirement.

To apply for the BAS-DH Bridge Program, please submit the following forms to the address below:

BASDH Degree Completion Program Application fillable.pdf

BASDH Degree Completion Fillable Worksheet (002).pdf

NTLC Petition fillable.pdf

Yakima Valley College
BAS-DH Bridge Program
PO Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907-2520
Attn: Dental Hygiene

For more information, contact Donna Fulton:  dfulton@yvcc.edu, phone: 509.834.4527


To apply for graduation from the BAS-DH Bridge Program, complete the following form:

BAS DH COMPL fillable 1 docx.pdf