• Accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation  

    The Coastal Bend College Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).  The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.  The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678.  The Commission’s web address is: https://coda.ada.org

    In addition, the college catalog and program websites are readily available and accurately depict: 

    a. purpose and goals of the program; 

    b. admission requirements and procedures; 

    c. degree and program completion requirements; 

    d. faculty, with degrees held and the conferring institution; 

    e. tuition, fee, and other program costs including policies and procedures for refund and withdrawal; and 

    f.  financial aid programs; 

    g. national and/or state requirements for eligibility for licensure or entry into the occupation or profession for which education and training are offered; and 

    h. skill and competencies that students will need at the time of admission to the program.