Dental Hygiene, Master of Science (MS)

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The MSDH program will be taught on the semester system starting fall 2015.

Required Courses
DNHY 501SADVANCED DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTICE WITH LAB1
DNHY 505SHEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP3
DNHY 520SRESEARCH METHODOLOGIES AND SCHOLARLY WRITING4
DNHY 530SINTRODUCTION TO THESIS1
DNHY 600STHESIS2
DNHY 605SCOMPONENTS OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT2
DNHY 610SHEALTHCARE EDUCATION THEORIES AND INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS2
DNHY 615SPRINCIPLES OF DENTAL HYGIENE COURSE AND CURRICULUM DESIGN3
DNHY 620SSEMINAR ON CONCEPTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH PROMOTION2
DNHY 625SCLINICAL TEACHING STRATEGIES2
DNHY 630SSEMINAR ON HEALTHCARE POLICIES AND FINANCE2
DNHY 635SPRACTICUM5
DNHY 640SSEMINAR ON ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION2
PUBH 563SRESEARCH, BIOSTATISTICS AND OTHER WAYS OF ‘KNOWING’3
Total Credits34

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • exhibit the technical abilities, intellectual knowledge, and ethics necessary to collaborate and advocate for health policy challenges facing the health profession;
  • exemplify critical thinking, scholarly inquiry, and professionalism as a leader in the profession and community;
  • implement evidence-based theories and methods in a culturally sensitive manner to provide comprehensive care and promote health and well being;
  • embody self-learning as a means to meet their full potential and contribute to making our community, our profession, and our world a better place to live.