Dental Hygiene Education, M.Sc. | University of North Carolina Chapel Hill | Chapel Hill, United States
24 months
21844 USD/year
21844 USD/year
9568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The primary objective of the Dental Hygiene Education program at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is to prepare exceptional educators for allied dental education programs. 


Objectives of the graduate program in Dental Hygiene Education from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are to provide the student with advanced knowledge in dental hygiene education to assume positions in teaching, administration, research, and management. 

Key Features 

The curriculum is interdisciplinary in that courses are taken in the Adams School of Dentistry, Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Nursing, and School of Education. Upon the successful completion of this program, the student should have:

  • Acquired advanced knowledge and skills in one of the following tracks: interprofessional education, public health, dental management/administration, biological sciences, oral pathology, or clinical education
  • Developed the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary in the conduct of dental hygiene programs
  • Acquired the ability to teach courses in more than one dental hygiene field, and
  • Defined their own problems from the present body of knowledge in dental and dental hygiene education, solved those problems, and presented their work in a scholarly fashion

Programme Structure

  • Course requirements vary and are based on the individual background of the student and on the track selected by the student. 
  • Available tracks include interprofessionsal education, public health, clinical education,dental management/administration, biological sciences, and oral pathology. 
  • Thirty-six credit hours are required for the master of science degree. The length of the program is approximately two years.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10922 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    21844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10922 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4784 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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