The Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene is a two-year degree program recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan. This field of study is well-established in developed countries and is gaining much momentum in developing countries, particularly considering the high rates of oral diseases.
The minimum requirements for admission in Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene at Aga Khan University Pakistan for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:
Note: Please check the university website in the link below.
The minimum entry requirement is to have Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) in pre-medical subjects i.e biology, chemistry, and physics with a minimum aggregate of 50% or equivalent.
Those who have certificates of education other than the Pakistani Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC), may apply provisionally. They will be required to provide an equivalence certificate from IBCC. For details, please go through the Admission Information document.
The program includes courses in liberal arts (English, sociology and psychology, leadership and management); basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, immunology, microbiology, and pathology); and clinical sciences (dental hygiene, radiology, community health, and dental materials).
The University encourages young men and women who enjoy working with people, have good interpersonal skills, and are interested in the prevention of oral diseases to apply and make a career as a dental hygienist.
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