M.Sc. Blended

Dental Hygiene

Idaho State University

12 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
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Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University is an advanced degree; therefore, the program is designed for students who are licensed dental hygienists with baccalaureate degrees. 


Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University prepares students for various career opportunities within the health care arena.

Graduates with Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University will:

  • Assume leadership roles in academics, rural and community health settings, research, professional associations or commercial industry;
  • Develop advanced clinical abilities that improve oral health and access to dental hygiene care;
  • Acquire research abilities that contribute to the scientific dental hygiene body of knowledge;
  • Assume responsibility for professional development through life-long learning capability; and
  • Provide a foundation for future doctoral education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Care Populations
  • Administration and Management of Healthcare Organizations
  • Advanced Educational Theory and Methods
  • Dental Hygiene Clinical Instruction and Administration
  • Leadership & Health Policy
  • Community and Global Health
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For national students deadlines are for priority application forms.


37 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited entry level dental hygiene program
  • Bachelor's degree in dental hygiene or a related field
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 in upper division and dental hygiene coursework
  • Current dental hygiene licensure in good standing
  • Submit two recommendation forms provided by the department. 
  • Submit to the Graduate School official transcripts 
  • Send a photocopy of a license to provide evidence of current dental hygiene licensure in good standing.
  • Complete a telephone or personal interview.
  • Standardized Test 
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 12 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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