WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Nov. 30, 2018 — A new degree completion agreement was inked this past Monday between West Liberty University’s Sara Whitaker Glass School of Dental Hygiene and the BridgeValley Community & Technical College, located near Charleston.
“This has been in the works for a while and we are pleased to have it finalized. It offers BridgeValley students, who have earned their associate degree, an opportunity to advance their education and complete a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at West Liberty University in a seamless manner. We welcome these BridgeValley graduates and are looking forward to working with them,” said Stephanie Meredith, program director for WLU’s dental hygiene department.
Meredith has been at the helm for four years now. She describes the new degree completion program as consisting mostly online classwork, making it very attractive for distance learners who wish to earn a bachelor’s degree.
The WLU Office of Admissions will work with BridgeValley graduates to ensure that the transfer process is easy and quick. Stephanie North is the associate director of admissions and coordinates all transfers.
“Students interested in taking advantage of this new degree completion agreement and wanting to transfer are encouraged to contact me by phone or email anytime. I am happy to assist,” North said. She can be reached at [email protected] or 304.336.8311.
WLU has long been known for its excellence in providing dental hygienists with a first-class education in its Sarah Whitaker Glass School of Dental Hygiene, which was established in 1938. It has graduated thousands of alumni, successfully employed throughout the region and beyond.
Earlier this year, WLU announced its new Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree, a 30-credit hour program that also is online and allows working professionals to advance their career while holding a full-time job.
Located in the Campbell Hall of Health Sciences, the dental hygiene clinic includes state of the art equipment and technologically advanced classrooms and operates a very active public clinic.
The Sarah Whitaker Glass School of Dental Hygiene is part of the College of Sciences, one of five colleges and a school of professional studies, housed at WLU.
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