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Dental Hygiene Bridge Program

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Master Online
36 months
Duration
990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
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About

As a dental hygienist, you have the power to influence patients’ oral and overall health – and make them smile with confidence. In this Dental Hygiene Bridge Program program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you’ll build on your previous associate’s degree to advance to a master’s degree, without first earning your bachelor’s degree.

Overview

The programme

The nation’s first and only Dental Hygiene Bridge Program program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is offered entirely online on a full- or part-time basis for working hygienists who wish to advance their education and their careers. When you graduate, you’ll hold a master’s degree in Dental Hygiene and be well prepared to move forward as an educator, administrator or researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Health Professionals
  • Oral Health in Special Care Populations
  • Statistics
  • Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice
  • Oral Health Research Methods
  • HealthCare Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students: 

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Language

English

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduated from a dental hygiene program accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in dental hygiene program courses
  • Completed one year of work experience in healthcare
  • Successfully completed the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination
  • A license to practice dental hygiene or eligibility for licensure in at least one jurisdiction in the U.S. or Canada

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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.

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!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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