Dental Hygiene - Public Health
Granted By: Indiana University
Academic Unit: IU School of Dentistry
Degree(s): Bachelor of Science
Overview: The IUSD Bachelor of Science degree completion program in Public Health Dental Hygiene provides an opportunity for graduate dental hygienists to develop further expertise in public health methods or dental hygiene education and includes application of practical experience. It prepares hygienists for leadership roles in education, public health, commercial ventures, professional associations and/or health advocacy. It can enhance career opportunities available to dental hygienists in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: state and county health departments, academia, sales and marketing, educational software development, pharmaceuticals, dental education consulting, dental insurance companies, research, and clinical dental hygiene. The Bachelor of Science degree completion program will allow you to develop the leadership skills needed for todays dental hygiene professional and prepare you for entry into graduate programs.