• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The Dental Hygiene - Degree Completion (Online) program at Wichita State University, open to registered dental hygienists, builds on your skills and previous education to prepare you for:

  • Leadership in clinical practice or alternative setting
  • Evidenced-based practice
  • Community health settings
  • Educational settings

Careers

A dental hygiene degree from Wichita State will help you start—or upgrade—your career in this high-paying, high-demand field. Graduates find work in research, teaching and clinical practice in a wide range of settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Advanced Professional Roles 
  • Educational Methodology in Dental Hygiene
  • Curriculum Design, Evaluation and Management in Dental Hygiene Education
  • Population Health Management in Dental Hygiene
  • Special Care Populations
  • Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Dental Hygiene

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To be admitted, you must:

  • Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Be admitted to Wichita State
  • Have your official transcripts sent to WSU
  • Provide a copy of your current dental hygiene license

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Estimated cost per academic year

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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