B.Sc. On Campus

Dental Hygiene

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
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At Dental Hygiene at Youngstown State University (YSU) you'll be provided the opportunity to obtain certifications in nitrous oxide, local anesthesia and EFDA. 


At Dental Hygiene at Youngstown State University you will learn how to utilize significant knowledge to develop an individualized care plan for the patient and to instruct them in the maintenance of oral health. Enhanced understanding of the restorative aspects of dentistry has also been incorporated into the program. Courses in expanded functions permit you to gain knowledge and experience in the placement of amalgam and non-metallic restorative materials.

Graduates with Dental Hygiene from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • recognize and apply legal, ethical and regulatory concepts in the practice of dental hygiene.
  •  demonstrate competency in performing the clinical skills to achieve and maintain the oral health of their patients.
  • develop and conduct research that includes data collection, statistical analysis, and dissemination of results.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dental Hygiene 
  • Clinical Dental Hygiene 
  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Management of Medical/Dental Emergencies
  • Oral Histology
  • Dental Radiology 
  • Periodontology
  • Health Education for Allied Health
  • Pharmacology
  • Local Anesthesia and Pain Control for Dental Hygienists

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


122 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
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  • National

    14249 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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


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