wish to enhance their employability by being qualified as both
registered dental hygienists and health care managers may wish to pursue this dual
degree option. It is available to students in the basic
licensure and RDH completion tracks of the BSDH program.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Care
Management is a business degree with emphasis on the health care
environment and technology. Hygienists who complete this double
degree can expand their career opportunities beyond the clinical
arena to include administration/management, marketing/sales and
All BSDH degree requirements
must be satisfied prior to earning the double degree.
Students must complete an additional ten-eleven courses (or 30-33
Core Area F
Grade of C or better required in all
appropriate courses may be determined by the Dean in order to
equal a minimum of 30 hours of Health Care Management
requirements taken in residency at Clayton State and not used to
meet BSDH requirements.
Students must complete and submit the Request for Double Major to the Registrar's Office.