Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences

Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences (FAMS) was established in Albaha University in 1426H in response to the needs of the community of the specialized cadres in Applied Medical Sciences. The Faculty relies on the latest academic standards based on the scientific method and the development of developmental and analytical approaches and Psychomotor skills, and not just acquiring and retrieving specific information through lectures, panel discussions, scientific teaching, practical training, and developmental research to cope with medical developments and the pace of economic development. The Faculty has five study programs offered by five academic departments: Laboratory Medicine Department, Dental Health Department, Nursing Department, Optometry Department and Community Health Sciences Department (public health). Although, Optometry program was stopped from accepting new students and has now been under activation.

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Bachelor of Dental Health

Bachelor of Dental Health


The program aims to provide students with the opportunity to be a member of the dental team and aids the dental profession in promoting optimum oral health. The need for allied dental professions is rapidly growing world widely. Public demands for dental services have created excellent opportunities for those interested in a dental health career.


  • Graduate highly professional and skillful dental health specialists qualified with updated knowledge and skills and preparing them for professional medical practice

  • Develop student's leadership, communication skills and effective teamwork.

Raising student's awareness among their population about reducing prevalence of dental diseases, and improving community quality of life and wellbeing.


  • Knowledge

    1. Students independently recognize theoretical and practical principles of dental health.

    2. Students describe dental health issues using evidence-based dentistry critically.

  • Cognitive skills

    1. Students develop relationship between dental health and other medical sciences effectively.

    2. Students analyze various dental health matters using problem solving approach once indicated.

  • Interpersonal Skills & Responsibility

    1. Students show cooperative teamwork skills in dental healthcare settings continuously.

    2. Students demonstrate responsibilities and accountabilities of dental hygienist professionally.

  • Communication, Information Technology, Numerical

    1. Students operate educational activities using e-learning interactively.

    2. Students demonstrate communication skills and information analysis when needed independently.

  • Psychomotor

    1. Students employ proficient and safe dental health care practices appropriately.

Students perform community oral health programs based on community needs efficiently.

Potential Jobs

Dental Hygienist, Dental Health Specialist, and Dental Health Demonstrator.

Study Plan