Master of Science in Dental Hygiene / AS to MS Bridge Program
MCPHS University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene in an Associate’s degree to Master of Science Bridge Program is an alternative passageway to transfer dental hygienists from the associate’s degree to the master’s degree program without needing to reapply to the graduate phase or earn a bachelor’s degree in the progress.  This program satisfies the demand for educators, administrators, researchers, and advanced practitioners as graduates can advance in clinical practices at many different levels.  Students must choose either a concentration in Dental Hygiene Education or in Public Health.


  • Diploma from an accredited dental hygiene program
  • Official transcripts
  • Active, unencumbered license to practice
  • Appropriate work experience, if applicable
  • TOEFL scores, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education