Admissions Information

Admissions Information

Materials must be submitted by March 1st for the class beginning Fall (September) semester 2015

Admissions Information for MSDH - Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program
  • Admissions Requirements
    • Graduation from a school or program in dental hygiene accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
    • Minimum of a 3.0 grade point average
    • Management Track - GMAT required (minimum 500 score)
  • Application Materials
    • Application for admission (DHCAS application link) to the University of Minnesota Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Program
    • Computer generated essay to include short and long term goals and an explanation of why an advanced degree is of interest
    • Current resume.
    • Three letters of reference from persons qualified to evaluate the applicant’s recent work and potential for success in professional graduate program (references form)
    • Official transcripts of all previous academic work
    • Copies of dental hygiene license
    • Photocopy of CPR certification and immunization status will also be required upon matriculation
  • Submitting Application Forms


    Application Form: Read and fully complete the application form via the Dental Hygiene Application Services (DHCAS) at:

    Please ensure application forms are fully completed. Subsequent revelation of inaccurate information may result in dismissal from the program.

    An application checklist can be found at: 

    Completed applications and all other supplementary materials must be submitted by March 1st for the class beginning Fall (September) semester 2015.

    • Upon acceptance a $100.00 non-refundable placement fee is required.
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  • Last modified on January 29, 2015