ADEA DHCAS® Application Instructions
What Is ADEA DHCAS?
The American Dental Education Association Dental Hygiene
Centralized Application Service (ADEA DHCAS) is the online application for
applicants who wish to become dental hygienists, or those who are already licensed
hygienists and would like to continue their education. Applicants complete one
application which is used to apply for multiple programs. ADEA DHCAS applicants
can search for participating programs by using the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine
(programpages.dhcas.org/search). Applicants may search by institution name,
program type, or the state where the program is located.
The ADEA DHCAS is cycle
is open from November 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.
To complete the application, an applicant must complete five sections: Program
Selections, Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting Information, and