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Dental Hygiene - Master of Dental Hygiene

dentistry.osu.edu/graduate-program-dental-hygiene 3082 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
phone: 614-292-2228
fax: 614-292-8013
email: kearney.19@osu.edu

The Master's in Dental Hygiene is a two year online course of study designed to prepare dental hygienists for a career in dental hygiene leadership and education. This degree gives dental hygienists the knowledge and experience needed to teach in a dental hygiene program.

Program goals:

  • Prepare graduates for faculty and administrative positions in dental hygiene programs.
  • Provide graduates with an appreciation of the skills necessary to be leaders in the profession.
  • Prepare graduates to contribute to the body of knowledge in dental hygiene through research and scholarly activity.

The graduate program consists of courses in education, research, leadership, including a thesis and an internship. Synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences are facilitated online through the use of e-learning technologies.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the University’s Online Programs State Authorization webpage or email us at kearney.19@osu.edu  to find out whether their program of interest is available in their home state. Please check back often, as the College and University are aggressively pursuing authorization in all 50 states. Residents outside of the U.S. are not able to participate in distance learning programs.

For more information, go to: dentistry.osu.edu/graduate-program-dental-hygiene