Public Health Dental Hygiene, B.Sc. | Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis | Indianapolis, United States
48 months
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32582 USD/year
32582 USD/year
10144 USD/year
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About

If you’re a licensed dental hygienist looking for career advancement opportunities, the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis School of Dentistry’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health Dental Hygiene program is for you. 

Overview

This degree completion program will prepare you for leadership roles in education, public health, industry, professional associations, and health advocacy. The program is designed for part-time students who want to continue to work while pursuing the degree.

Your time in the classroom is just one small part of your life as a student in the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Whether you’re interested discovering everything Indianapolis has to offer or you’re looking for opportunities to make a difference in our community, we can get you started on the right path.

Competencies

When you graduate from the B.S. in Public Health Dental Hygiene program at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, you will have the education and skills to:

  • Perform dental hygiene services in a variety of settings, including private dental practices, public health clinics, school systems, institutions, and hospitals.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate effective preventive dental health programs for individuals and for groups in such settings as schools, hospitals, institutions, and community programs.
  • Serve as a resource person and work in cooperation with other health personnel in assessing health care needs and providing health care services to the public.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate effective teaching methodologies in an educational setting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Community Dental Hygiene
  • Health Care Research 
  • Educational Methodology in Health Science Education
  • Utilization of Instructional Techniques in Health Science Education
  • Human Medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National : You must submit your application and supporting materials by the priority deadline. Admissions may close without warning after that date.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of at least 90 credit hours that were earned at an IU campus or that are transferable to IUPUI from another college or university.
  • Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program.
  • Satisfactory completion of the National Board Dental Hygiene exam.
  • Current licensure as a dental hygienist. (Indiana licensure is required for completion of the practicum at the end of the program.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32582 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32582 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32582 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32582 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10144 USD per year during 48 months.

$14,630- tuition for Michigan & MSEP states

Living costs for Indianapolis

1017 - 1926 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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