Dental Hygiene, M.S. Admissions Information

Dental Hygiene, M.S. Admissions Requirements And Checklist

Program Prerequisites (to be completed prior to matriculation)

  • Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

Required Materials

  • University of Bridgeport Graduate Application
  • Application fee (non-refundable)
  • Checks or money orders should be made payable to the University of Bridgeport
  • Official transcripts from every school attended
  • Two recommendation letters
    • Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates (i.e. clinical supervisor or dental hygiene director)
  • Personal statement
  • In 250 – 500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport
  • Photocopy of dental hygiene license in good standing


Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • March 31 for Summer entry
  • Rolling Admissions



Experience the Acupuncture Institute @ Health Sciences Center
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students will have a program overview, tour the Acupuncture clinic, view a clinic demonstration, and speak with the Director of the Institute and Admissions. Topics covered will include the application process, scholarship opportunities, and how our program can work for you.


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Undergraduate Open House: Biology, Health Sciences, and Medical Laboratory Science @ Charles A. Dana Hall
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register here!

Visit the biology, health sciences, and medical laboratory science departments at the University of Bridgeport and learn about our pre-pharmacy curriculum, newest facilities and diverse programs of study, including acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, and more. Uncover the scientific explorations taking place at UB and see why you belong here.

Activities will include:

  • Admissions & financial aid presentation
  • Faculty meet-and-greet
  • Chat with current UB students
  • Program overviews