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Dental Hygiene

Education

Why a Michigan Dental Hygiene Degree?

The University of Michigan (U-M) has a proud tradition of outstanding student academic and professional achievement. U-M School of Dentistry attracts individuals who go on to make significant contributions to the dental and dental hygiene professions.

Why a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene?

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene expands professional opportunities beyond the private dental office. U-M Bachelor of Science Degree Programs allow the exploration of all roles of the dental hygienist.

Dental Hygiene Program - Baccalaureate Degree
The dental hygiene program at the University of Michigan is structured to confer the baccalaureate degree to students at the completion of the dental hygiene curriculum. Graduates are prepared not only for the traditional dental hygiene responsibilities as clinician and health educator, but also for the roles of advocate, researcher, and health care manager/administrator.

Dental Hygiene Degree Completion Programs - Bachelor of Science Degree
A Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene is designed for students who have completed an accredited dental hygiene program and are licensed in dental hygiene. Dental Hygiene degree completion programs allow the exploration of all roles of the dental hygienist and expands professional opportunities. The program is available on-campus or online.

Graduate Dental Hygiene Program - Master's Degree
Programs leading to the Master of Science degree are offered to those who desire advanced education in dental hygiene, with a special focus on teaching and research. The program is available on-campus or online.