Dental Hygiene (M.S.) Degree

UB masters degree in dental hygiene

M.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene Program Details

The M.S. degree in dental hygiene program prepares dental hygienists for leadership roles in education and public health.

The dental hygiene curriculum is offered to students as an online program and is designed for students to gain theory and practical experience.

As a part-time program, emphasis is placed on students gaining experience and confidence to assume positions designated for graduate degree employment. Faculty are carefully selected based on their expertise in each facet of the curriculum.

A master’s degree in dental hygiene offers multiple career opportunities in a variety of settings. The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) acknowledges that a Master’s degree enhances the hygienist’s ability to succeed in professional areas such as:

  • Education
  • Research
  • Administration/Management
  • Public Health Dental Hygiene
  • Advocacy




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