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Program Prerequisites

To be completed prior to matriculation:

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

Required Materials for Admission

  • Application
  • Official Transcripts (from all institutions of higher education)
  • 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 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
  • All accepted students will be subject to a background check through the external agency, Verified Credentials. Further information will be distributed by your advisor


We review applications on a rolling basis for a summer start term only. Completed applications and supporting documents must be received by March 31st for summer entry.