Dental Hygiene Program Accreditations

The program in Dental Hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation [and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”].

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. The Commission’s web address is


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The American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation,
 will be conducting an on-site review of the Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Programs at Rochester Community and Technical College, September 18-20, 2019.

The United States Department of Health (USD) procedures require accrediting agencies to provide the opportunity for third-party comment, with respect to the institutions or programs scheduled for review.

  • All comments must relate to accreditation standards for the discipline and/or accreditation policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process.
  • All comments must be received by the Commission Office no later than 
July 15, 2019.
  • All comments must be signed but signatures will be removed prior to forwarding them to the program.

A copy of the appropriate accreditation standards and/or the Commission’s policy on third-party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, or by calling 1-800-621-8099, extension 4653.

Copies of the accreditation standards and policies are available online at:

Comments should be submitted to:
Third Party Comments
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611.

Comments must be received by the Commission by the July 15, 2019 deadline.

Posted 05/01/2019