Effective Fall 2012 for all Health Occupations Programs, Math placement scores on Compass, ASSET, Accuplacer, and THEA will be valid for three (3) years.
Students are required to pass a background check. Also, regulations require that students complete the Hepatitis B immunization series prior to the first day of class. This immunization series takes 6 months to complete.
Program Application Available: January 23, 2013 through March 1, 2013
(All applications are due by 4:00 pm, March 1, 2013).
Students admitted to the Health Occupations program may be required to show proof of
medical health insurance coverage.
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Dental Hygiene Program is a competitive acceptance program with acceptance based on multiple factors including, but, not limited to grades, course completions, pre-entrance exam scores and interviews. Admission to the Lone Star College System does not guarantee admission to the dental hygiene program.
Apply to the Lone Star College System (LSCS). If you need assistance, in the application process, please visit Student Services on a LSCS campus (LSC-CyFair; LSC-Kingwood; LSC-Montgomery; LSC-North Harris; LSC-Tomball).
Submit all official transcripts from all colleges or universities outside of LSCS to the LSCS admissions office. Official transcripts must be submitted to and evaluated by LSCS prior to applying to the dental hygiene program in order for the applicant to complete the application. Applicants that apply without submitting official transcripts will not be allowed to complete the application process.
Meet LSCS Student Success Initiative (SSI) requirements. All Associate degrees require completion of Math 0308 or higher. To determine your SSI status, see a college advisor.
Complete the following prerequisites courses (Pre-requisite courses must be completed by Dec. 31 of the year prior to the year you are applying to attend the dental hygiene program. Ex. Dec. 31, 2012 if applying to attend fall 2013):
Go to http://www.insightassessment.com/9SampleTest1.html for sample test questions.
Complete the Lone Star College-Kingwood Dental Hygiene Program online application.
Submit a copy of the following to Nicole Khalaf at the LSC-Kingwood Dental Hygiene Program Office, Health & Science Building, Room 118.
Lone Star College System Policy is consistent with Texas law as to requirements and admission of any resident or non-resident student. For admission and tuition purposes, residency is defined within Texas Education Code §54.052.
In addition, LSCS will notify students prior to, but not as a condition or requirement of admission, that health care facilities will require students to have a Social Security number or a Visa as a condition of being assigned to a clinical facility. Students who are unable to complete the LSCS health program clinical skills requirement will not be able to complete the program due to a lack of clinical placement.
Additionally, LSCS will notify students that a Social Security number or a Visa may be required for a background check, and may also be required for taking the licensing examination upon completion of program requirements.
Notification of Third Party Comments for the Accreditation site visit scheduled April 18 & 19, 2013 by the Commission on Dental Accreditation