Dental Hygiene Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Pre-Dental Hygiene

Begin the journey toward a career as a dental hygienist at Texas Woman’s. Our pre-dental hygiene curriculum provides you with the courses needed to apply to the professional entry-level program.

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) Professional Entry-Level

Our on-campus program gives you the coursework and practical experience needed to start your career as a professional dental hygienist. As a graduate of this program, you will be eligible to take the board exams and complete licensure requirements to become a registered dental hygienist (RDH).


Turn your associate's degree into a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene with TWU's online RDH-to-BSDH program. Registered dental hygienists with an associate’s degree or those in the last year of a dental hygiene associate’s degree program* are eligible.

*Your associate’s degree must be from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Dual-Enrollment Dental Hygiene

Earn both an Associate of Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science degree at the same time. Dual-enrollment means you are taking courses from both your partnering community college and Texas Woman’s concurrently. TWU courses are offered online, providing the flexibility to earn your bachelor's degree close to home.

Graduate Program

Master of Science in Health Studies with Dental Hygiene Focus

Advance your dental hygiene career to new opportunities in fields such as higher education, research, business and public health with an online master’s degree from Texas Woman’s.

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