About Our Online Dental Hygiene (BS) Program

Minnesota State University signOur 100% online program is for current dental hygienists who have completed training in dental hygiene and want a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. 

Why do I need a Bachelor's Degree?  You will increase knowledge and skills to apply to clinical hygiene practice.  For many jobs other than clinican dental hygiene, a bachelor's degree is needed.  Click here for more details on the various roles of a dental hygienist.

Our program is flexible - you can choose your track.

  • Standard Track – 2 dental hygiene courses a semester
  • Accelerated Track – 4 dental hygiene courses a semester
  • Dual Track – if you are currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program and want to start to earn your BS degree

Your advisor will develop an individual plan of study to complete the Bachelor of Science degree. This will include:

  • Dental Hygiene Program Courses
    • 11 courses for 32 credits
  • General Education Courses:
    • The average student with an accepted AS or AAS degree in dental hygiene needs 2-4 general education courses to complete the degree
    • Students who have an accepted AA degree will not need any additional general education courses.

Facebook logo