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 38 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

DENTHYG 6100

Advanced Dental Hygiene Educational Theory and Methods

G3

DENTHYG 6200

Contemporary Issues in Dental Hygiene

G3

DENTHYG 6400

Introduction to Dental Research Designs

G3

Semester II

DENTHYG 6000

Educational Policy and Management in Dental Hygiene

G3

DENTHYG 6450

Statistical Analysis and its Application to Dental Hygiene

G3

DENTHYG 7100

Instructional Strategies in Dental Hygiene Education

G3

Semester III

DENTHYG 7999

Thesis Research

G3

DENTHYG 7200

Clinical/Laboratory Instruction and Administration

G3

 

Elective

G2

Semester IV

DENTHYG 7999

Thesis Research

G3

DENTHYG 7191

Dental Hygiene Internship

G6

DENTHYG 7300

Leadership and Administration in Dental Hygiene Education

G3

Course descriptions are available in the course catalog.