Dental Hygiene

Director and Assistant Professor: Bono

Professor: Rogo

Associate Professor: Calley

Assistant Professors: Williams 

Clinical Assistant Professor: Stephenson

Emeriti Professors: Christie, Herzog, Hodges, Paarmann, Freudenthal, Johnson

Dental Hygiene, M.S. DegreeM.S.

Master of Science in Dental Hygiene

The Master of Science degree in Dental Hygiene is an advanced degree; therefore, the program is designed for students who are licensed dental hygienists with baccalaureate degrees. Graduates will be prepared for various career opportunities within the health-care arena.

MS Program Outcomes

  • Promote oral health of individuals and populations by engaging in activities related to management, leadership, and advocacy while maximizing interprofessional opportunities.
  • Acquire research and scholarship abilities contributing to the dental hygiene scientific knowledge base.
  • Demonstrate professional development through enhanced knowledge, values, and actions.
  • Develop instructional and administrative knowledge, values, and practices to prepare future generations of learners.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate community or rural programs to advance the oral health of underserved populations.

Dental Hygiene Courses