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Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of program, students are expected to (know and be able to do):

  1. Serve as competent, caring hygienists in the local patient community.
  2. Promote oral health and provide comprehensive dental hygiene services to the community.
  3. Assess the quality of patient services they provide.
  4. Practice lifelong learning to maintain and further increase the quality of services they provide.

The dental hygiene program is evaluated by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Contact Information


John B. Araujo
Assistant Director 
of Admissions
Tel: 401-825-2145

Professional Links
Rhode Island Dental Hygienists' Association 
American Dental Hygienists' Association 
Rhode Island Dental Association

CCRI Foundation Scholarships

  • Albert E. Carlotti Dental Hygiene Scholarship 
  • Underhill Dental Hygiene Book Award 
  • CCRI Alumni Association Book Award

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Last Updated: 2/20/17