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Master of Science in Dental Hygiene

  • 3 years
  • 36 Credits

    Covering 7 key areas

The Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program provides mastery of the art and science of dental hygiene through advanced education. Online coursework and the research thesis provide students the opportunity to expand their career potential while continuing to work and live in their home community. Graduates will be prepared to be leaders in health care and assume positions in academia, research, corporate, and other arenas.

Skills You'll Gain

  • Teaching, course development, and assessment in clinical, classroom, and online settings

  • Leadership and administration

  • Health care policy and advocacy

  • Conduct basic, translational research

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Distance Education Disclosure

Current and prospective online students are advised to review the notices provided on our Distance Education Disclosures page. This page contains institutional policies and federally required disclosures that impact online students, including information about the state authorization and professional licensure status of the university's online programs, unique complaint procedures available to out-of-state online students, and important notices for international students.