Dental Hygiene, M.Sc. | University of Bridgeport | Bridgeport, United States
24 months
780 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
780 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
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Become a leader in dental hygiene and expand your career into education and public health. We offer a master degree in Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport. 


Designed for dental hygiene professionals seeking to advance into leadership positions in education and public health, this program offers abundant preparation for a range of career opportunities. You can earn your degree at the University of Bridgeport in as little as two years, as you become proficient in both the theoretical and practical aspect of the field. Your degree is finalized with a research-based capstone course, either through completing a thesis or producing a capstone project.

You will gain theory and practical experience from faculty experts from UB’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene, the world’s first dental hygiene school. You will develop proficiency through student teaching and the concentrated practicum, a hands-on experience supported by an ever-increasing set of field sites.

Learning Outcomes and Careers

  • Utilize scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and research methodology in developing contemporary theory and best practice
  • Cultivate the incorporation of existing and emerging health informatics and technology within one’s profession
  • Contribute to and facilitate development of programs based on population need, diversity, and social and cultural sensitivity
  • Promote inter-professional collaboration within an integrated delivery system of health care
  • Forge the pathway toward expanding the professional landscape of dental hygiene
  • Instill the desire to pursue doctoral level education

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical and Didactic Educational Concepts
  • Concentrated Practicum 
  • Dental Hygiene Student Teaching
  • Public Health 
  • Evidence-based Research 
  • Global Healthcare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Official Transcripts (from all institutions of higher education)
  • Two Recommendation Letters
  • Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates (i.e. clinical supervisor or dental hygiene director)
  • Personal Statement
  • Photocopy of dental hygiene license in good standing
  • All accepted students will be subject to a background check through the external agency, Verified Credentials. Further information will be distributed by your advisor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 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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