Prospective Students

MSDH Curriculum

Curriculum

The MDH program consists of courses in education, research and leadership, and includes a thesis and internship. In total, this requires 37 semester hours. You will take part in synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences, facilitated online through the use of Carmen, Adobe Connect and other e-learning technologies.

Students matriculate in the autumn semester. Fulltime students will complete the program in two years; the part-time option allows students up to five years to complete the degree.

Courses in the MDH Program

Course

Title

Sem Hours

Semester I

DHY 6100

Advanced Dental Hygiene Educational Theory and Methods

G3

DHY 6200

Contemporary Issues in Dental Hygiene

G3

DHY 6400

Introduction to Dental Research Designs

G3

Semester II

DHY 6000 Educational Policy and Management in Dental Hygiene G3

DHY 6450

Statistical Analysis and its Application to Dental Hygiene

G3

DHY 7100

Instructional Strategies in Dental Hygiene Education

G3

DHY 7300

Leadership and Administration in Dental Hygiene Education

G3

Semester III

DHY 7999

Thesis Research

G3

DHY 7200

Clinical/Laboratory Instruction and Administration

G3

 

Elective

G2

Semester IV

DHY 7999

Thesis Research

G3

DHY 7191

Dental Hygiene Internship

G6

Course descriptions are available in the course offering bulletin, and in the searchable course catalog.