Mission & Philosophy

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Dental Studies Programs at Monroe Community College is to provide quality education in the preparation of dental hygiene and dental assisting students to perform services permitted within the scope of the New York State Practice Acts providing for immediate employment and lifelong learning.

Our Philosophy

The students of the Monroe Community College Dental Studies Programs are encouraged to:

  • Achieve professional excellence
  • Be independent learners
  • Develop decision making skills incorporating creative, critical and analytical thinking
  • Be lifelong learners

The faculty will provide optimal educational opportunities and guidance to provide an environment that enhances student success.

The student will be an engaged learner who takes responsibility, is self-regulated, demonstrate ethical behavior, is able to self-evaluate and demonstrates standards of excellence.