Dental Hygiene

Turn Smiles Into Opportunities

Dental hygienists are amongst the most in-demand professionals in the United States. An aging population, expanded access to health and dental insurance, and new research on the importance of oral health has driven this demand, and it shows no signs of slowing any time soon.

As an online program, you can work on your classes when and where it works for you! The flexibility and convenience of online classes can be a game changer.

It is important to note that our online Dental Hygiene program is designed for students that have already completed an associate degree in Dental Hygiene.

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Ferris State University Statewide and Online Dental Hygiene
Online program
Ferris State University Statewide and Online Dental Hygiene
20% job growth rate, according to the BLS.
Ferris State University Statewide and Online Dental Hygiene
83% of students receive financial aid at Ferris.
Ferris State University Statewide and Online Dental Hygiene
According to BLS, hygienist have a median salary of $74,070.


Professionally Centered: In order to train the kind of hygienists the industry needs, we built our Dental Hygiene program in consultation with industry leaders. At Ferris, you will concentrate on the kind of skills and knowledge that you can use at work the next day. Develop enhanced technological modalities of practice, engage with the latest research, and build your leadership and critical thinking abilities.

Rapid Growth: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental hygiene is one of the fastest growing fields in the country. As new research continues to demonstrate links between oral health and overall health, hygienists are increasingly in-demand. The median salary for dental hygienists in 2015 was more than $70,000.

Your Degree, Where You Are: Our online programs make it convenient for you to work on your degree wherever and whenever it works best for you. Earn your degree from your couch, or maybe the coffee shop, or beach? Our online programs can also save you thousands of dollars when you transfer from a community college. Check out our transfer guides for details.


Our Dental Hygiene program has been recognized by SR Education Group's Guide to Online Schools as one of the top online bachelor's degree programs in the field. The ranking reflects the affordability of our program and the high-quality training our graduates receive, leading them to high-paying careers.

2019 Best Online Colleges - Bachelor's Dental Hygiene - SR Education Group


This program has been designed as a degree completion program. You will need a minimum number of credit hours to enter this program. Contact a local or online advisor for all of the details.

Our transfer process and community college partnerships will help you maximize the number of credits you bring to Ferris, saving you time and money. Check out our transfer guides to get an idea of what your transfer to Ferris might look like.