ADEA DHCAS® Application Instructions
What Is ADEA DHCAS?
The American Dental Education Association Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service
(ADEA DHCAS) is the online application to many dental hygiene education
programs for applicants who wish to become dental hygienists, or those who are already
licensed hygienists and would like to continue their education. Save time and
energy by completing one application for multiple programs. ADEA DHCAS
applicants can search for participating programs by using the ADEA DHCAS
Search Engine. Applicants may search by institution name, program type, or the
state where the program is located. To access the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine,
please visit programpages.dhcas.org/search.
The ADEA DHCAS is cycle
is open from September through August each year. Applicants can only open one
application per cycle.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to
read, understand and follow all ADEA DHCAS and program-specific instructions.
Applicants can begin an
application by visiting dhcas.liaisoncas.com.
In order to complete the application, an applicant must complete five sections:
Program Selections, Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting
Information, and Program Materials.