Master of Science

The Master of Science in Dental Hygiene (MSDH) program prepares leaders in the profession for research, the healthcare industry and academia.

Master of Science in Dental Hygiene

Education track provides a unique on-campus practicum for students to practice clinical teaching

Online Dental Hygiene Dental Track

Want to share your knowledge and teach the next generation of hygienists? The Online Dental Hygiene Education Track might be just the program you're looking for. Courses in this track provide students with the knowledge and skills to teach didactic, clinic, and laboratory courses in dental hygiene programs, conduct research, and assume administrative positions.

Management track - New! Now offered online and on campus!

Ready to take your professional career into business or healthcare management? Courses in the Dental Hygiene Management Track provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for positions within the healthcare industry such as sales representatives, managers of marketing and professional relations divisions, managers of large dental clinics, practice management consultants and entrepreneurs. 

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Recent Student Publications

Students in the Master's of Dental Hygiene Education program are expected to design and implement a thesis project that results in a publication-quality document. Here are links to several examples of such documents that did, indeed, result in publication by our students.

Want more info?

Prospective applicants are invited to contact the program director for more details and individual advising. Call Tina Jalivay at 612-625-9121 to schedule a phone meeting or inquire about an information session.

You can also request more info via our online form.