Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

Advance your career and education with this online dental hygiene bachelor’s degree.  Designed for licensed dental hygienists, this program allows you to build on an associate degree or certificate.  

The curriculum emphasizes public health, specifically in rural communities and other underserved populations.  Courses cover such topics as:

  • Dental Research
  • Communication and Behavior
  • Professional Development
  • Global Oral Health
  • Interprofessional Practice and Healthcare Policy

Learn to write grant proposals, perform research, and work in a variety of diverse settings.  All students complete a capstone project that involves a public health project.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association (CODA)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Arizona University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program is specifically designed for dental hygienists with an Associate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Dental Hygiene.