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Dental Hygiene

The University of Pittsburgh's Dental Hygiene Program provides a multidisciplinary educational experience through the mission and goals of the Program.  The Program's robust curriculum prepares students for careers in private practice, education, business, sales, public health, research and the public sector.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dental Hygiene Program offers students the opportunity to earn an Associate of Science or a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene in a unique academic environment. Multidisciplinary educational experiences and a robust curriculum will prepare them for careers in private practice, education, business, sales, public health, research and the public sector. Students gain valuable clinical experience in the the dental hygiene clinic and through rotations within the school and at various health care facilities in the area. Opportunities to give back through community outreach are provided and encouraged.  Scholarships and other financial aid are available to dental hygiene students.

To learn more about your career in dental hygiene, please visit the American Dental Association (ADA) Dental Hygienist page.

Dental Hygiene Degree Options

Students may earn an Associate of Science or Baccalaureate Degree in Dental Hygiene at the University of Pittsburgh. Read more >

Clinical Experience

Students gain valuable clinical experience through the University's Dental Hygiene Clinic, rotations within the School of Dental Medicine and various local healthcare facilities. Read more >

Tuition and Financial Aid

At the University of Pittsburgh, financial aid and scholarships are availabe to dental hygiene students. Read more >