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Idaho State University

Master of Science in Dental Hygiene

The Master of Science degree in Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) is designed to accommodate non-traditional graduate students around the world. Through the convenience of web-based instruction, the program allows students to earn a graduate degree while maintaining their current residence, career, and lifestyle. Graduates of the program are prepared for progressive leadership roles in dental hygiene including education, research, and rural and community health.

Students are provided an opportunity to visit the campus on several occasions throughout the curriculum. An initial program orientation in August and a one-week seminar course in May are the on-campus learning experiences.

Applicants can take our Online Readiness Survey to determine whether they are ready for a fully online curriculum. Students are encouraged to view our Computer and Software Requirements to ensure they have the technology needed to complete this program.



Admission Requirements


MSDH Program Goals

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications and Presentations

Reasons students choose the Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Program at Idaho State University

  • Program is 97% online so no need to relocate.
  • Students may attend on a full- or part-time basis with in-state tuition rates.
  • Students conduct thesis research and professional activities such as publications and presentations that make them highly desirable for future employment in a variety of settings.
  • Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field.