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What will I learn?

This program is designed for transfer students and bachelor degree holders. As a dental hygienist, you have the power to influence patients’ oral and overall health – and make them smile with confidence. This program builds on your previous college studies and combines a science-based academic curriculum with extensive clinical experience, so you’ll be well prepared to start treating patients on the first day of your new career.

During the fast tracked time frame of 16 consecutive months, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts through clinical experiences in our prestigious on-campus clinic and community facilities. The year-round program gives you the benefit of an immersive education and prepares you for your career faster. When you graduate, you’ll hold a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene, increasingly the preferred degree in the field, and be eligible for national and regional dental hygiene licensure examinations.

Which department am I in?

Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$48,650.00 per year
Annual tuition fee: USD $66,050 (USD $48,650 / academic year plus USD $17,400 for final fall semester); USD $1,235 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 February 2021

Start date

2 September 2021

Venue

Worcester Campus

19 Foster Street,

WORCESTER,

Massachusetts,

1608, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Freshman Applicants: If you are in your final year of secondary school or have recently graduated but not yet completed any university courses.

For international students

Applicants who are in final year of secondary school or have recently graduated but not yet completed any university courses are eligible to apply for admission.

Students with a bachelor's degree or the appropriate amount of college credits and prerequisites may apply to the fast track program.

Language Proficiency: MCPHS on-campus EPE – 57; TOEFL iBT – 79; TOEFL ITP – 550; IELTS - 6.5; iTEP - 4.0; PTE Academic – 58.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Recognized by the Institute of International Education as a distinguished host and destination for international students.

  • Ranked #1 highest graduate salaries in the region
  • Ranked #1 most transformative college in the U.S.
  • Ranked #1 college in the country for value
  • Ranked #9 in the U.S. for hosting international students