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STC Dental Program Re-Accredited
Tuesday, 08 December 2009

December 8--  Southeastern Tech reports its Dental Hygiene Program has earned re-accreditation.

Southeastern Technical College’s recently received reaffirmation of accreditation for their Dental Hygiene program. 

According to a statement by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, “The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of ‘approval without reporting requirements’.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

An evaluation of the dental hygiene program offered by the Southeastern Technical College was conducted on November 3-4, 2009 by a committee of the Commission on Dental Accreditation. 

“The accreditation process allows us the opportunity to appraise our educational effectiveness and verifies that we are affording quality educational opportunities based on sound educational principles,” said Jennifer Gramiak, Program Director.

 “Dental Hygiene has always maintained a very high standard for their curriculum.  Our graduates will graduate and be prepared for an excellent paying job,” said Dr. Cathy Mitchell, President of Southeastern Tech.

 The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Job Outlook Handbook states that employment within the Dental Hygiene profession is expected to grow “much faster than average” through 2014, ranking Dental Hygienists among one of the fastest growing occupations. The BLS also recognized the job prospects for Dental Hygiene “are to remain excellent.”

 To learn more about Southeastern Tech’s Dental Hygiene program, please call 912-538-3100 or visit www.southeasterntech.edu.

 

 

 
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