Master of Science in Dental Hygiene
Idaho State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene prepares students for progressive leadership roles in dental hygiene including education, research, and rural and community health.  Graduates are able to assume leadership roles, have advanced clinical abilities that improve oral health and access to dental hygiene care, and acquire research abilities.


  • A bachelors degree
  • Photocopy of license to provide evidence of current dental hygiene licensure in good standing
  • Evidence of previous education in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration is preferred. Provide evidence of successful completion of classroom and clinical experiences in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. 
  • Official transcripts
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • A telephone or personal interview

An initial program orientation in August, and a one-week seminar course in May are the on-campus learning experience.

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

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