Master of Science in Dental Hygiene, MPH

Master of Science in Dental Hygiene, MPH

About

As a dental hygienist, you have the power to influence patients’ oral and overall health – and make them smile with confidence. The Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program offered by the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is specifically designed for practicing dental hygienists can be earned part-time and culminates in a thesis. 

When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to move forward as an educator, administrator or researcher. Attendance at an in-person orientation on the Boston campus is required for all new students prior to Fall enrollment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methodology & Statistics
  • Essentials in Public Health
  • Health Policy and Finance
  • Administration & Management
  • Health Education & Health Behavior
  • Program Planning & Evaluation

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    587

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

For admission to the program, an applicant must have:

  • Graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program
  • Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • One year of work experience in healthcare*
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 79 or a score of 6.5 on the IELTS is required of all candidates for whom English is not the native language

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1160 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    1160 USD/credit
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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