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ACCREDITATION & OTHER STATE AGENCIES


American Dental Association ("ADA") Link
Listed on American Dental Hygienists Association ("ADHA") Web site
Listed on Utah Dental Hygienists Association ("UDHA") Web site

Accreditation
The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) [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) 440-4635 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission's web address is : http://www.ada.org/prof/ed/programs/search_index.asp. For more information about the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) you can visit the American Dental Associations (ADA) Web site.

The Utah College of Dental Hygiene (a division of Careers Unlimited, L.L.C.) is Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information concerning the ACCSC visit their web site accsc.org
(Note: When searching for the college on the ACCSC website, remember that UCDH is a division of Careers Unlimited, L.L.C.  As such, the ACCSC website currently lists Careers Unlimited in its college directory and not UCDH.)

Job placement rates are calculated six months after graduation. Please call for details. Under no circumstances does UCDH or Careers Unlimited make promises or guarantees of graduation, future employment, or future salaries for students or graduates (either expressed or implied).

Compliance with Third Party Comments
The Utah College of Dental Hygiene at Careers Unlimited LLC is currently soliciting Third-party comments from faculty, students, program administrators, commission consultants, specialty and dental-related organizations, patients and/or consumers.  Comments should address the accreditation standards and policies and procedures used in the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditattion process for the dental hygiene program.  All comments must be received in the Commission's office no later than sixty days prior to the Programs' next  scheduled accreditation site visit:

A copy of the accreditation standards and/or the Commissions' Policy on third party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at:

Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 1-800-621-8099 ext. 4653

Web Site: www.ada.org
Send Third Party Comments to the above address.

Commission on Dental Accreditation

Posting For Third Party Comments

Web Link: https://www.ntcc.edu/dentalhygiene/CODAThirdPartyCommentPolicyNTCC.pdf

The United States Department of Education (USDE) procedures require accrediting agencies to provide an opportunity for third-party comment, either in writing or at a public hearing (at the accrediting agencies’ discretion) with respect to institutions or programs scheduled for review.  All comments must relate to accreditation standards for the discipline and required accreditation policies.  In order to comply with the Department’s requirement the following information is being distributed.

The Utah College of Dental Hygiene at Careers Unlimited LLC located in Orem Utah is scheduled for a site visit by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on July 22nd and 23rd, 2014.

Third-party comments can be submitted to the commission office.

Comments must pertain only to the standards for the dental hygiene program or policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process.

Comments must be signed and signatures will be removed from comments 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.

All comments submitted must pertain only to the standards relative to the dental hygiene  program being reviewed or policies and procedures used in the accreditation process.  Comments will be screened by Commission staff for relevancy.  Only signed comments will be considered.  For comments not relevant to these issues, the individual will be notified that the comment is not related to accreditation and, where appropriate, referred to the appropriate agency.  For those individuals who are interested in submitting comments, requests may be made to the Commission office.

All relevant comments will have signatures removed and will then be referred to the program at least fifty (50) days prior to the site visit for review and response.  A written response from the program should be provided to the Commission office and the visiting committee fifteen (15) days prior to the site visit.  Adjustments may be necessary in the site visit schedule to allow discussion of comments with proper personnel.  Negative comments received after the established deadline of sixty(60) days prior to the site visit will be handled as a complaint.

Institution: The Utah College of Dental Hygiene at Careers Unlimited LLC

Program(s) to be reviewed: Dental Hygiene

Site Visit Date: July 22nd and 23rd  2014

60 day deadline for receipt of comments in the commission office: May 22nd 2014

*Students or consumers wishing to file a complaint with the Utah Division of Consumer Protection may reach the Division at:

Utah Division of Consumer Protection

160 East 300 South, Second Floor

P.O. Box 146704

Salt Lake City UT 84114-6704

http://www.dcp.utah.gov/complaints/index.html.