Research course

Dental Hygiene

University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio · University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Graduation with a 3.0 GPA from an accredited dental hygiene program recognized by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation within the United States or Canada. Current licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the United States or Canada. GRE or on the Miller Analogies Test score. No minimum score required. Acceptable TOEFL score, if international student. Hold a bachelor's degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree is an online program that specializes in preparing entry-level faculty or leaders in dental public health.

The program is student-centered, individualized and flexible. The faculty is committed to facilitating the development of creative, thinking professionals who are competent to pursue careers in teaching, public/community health care, and research.

Students have the opportunity to share their experiences, knowledge and skills, work cooperatively with colleagues, and explore a variety of resources to help them reach their maximum potential as health care professionals.

Information for international students

Applicants from countries where English is not the native language, are required to submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 68 (Internet), 220 (computer), or 560 (paper) is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Tuition is $2,882.00 as of 2015-2016.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Charlotte Anthony