Masters of Public Health Program-University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dental Hygiene Master's Degree ProgramThe mission of the Master's of Public Health (MPH) program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is to prepare the dental hygienist to assume advanced leadership roles in a diversity of health care settings, in academia and in private industry. Through a variety of individualized educational and field experiences combined with a substantive core curriculum, adult learning skills are fostered. The MPH program promotes the development of critical thinking professionals who are competent to pursue careers in dental hygiene education, research, public health, administration and management, in both the private and public sectors.

The Dental Hygiene Program has paired up with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine to encourage dental hygienists to enroll in the Master's of Public Health program. Our UMB campus offers other opportunities for dental hygiene colleagues to expand their horizons.

Students can apply to this program as an accelerated program while still a student in our dental hygiene BS or Degree Completion program. Or they can apply after graduation. Please contact the MPH program at 410-706-3338 for further information.

Dental hygienists who are interested in an MPH program are invited to join a process of learning for understanding and competence. You will be encouraged to be actively involved in learning that prepares you for independent, critical thinking and professional leadership. For further information, please contact us at 410-706-7773. Or you can contact the University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at 410-706-3338.

Helpful links:

MPH site UMB:  http://medschool.umaryland.edu/epidemiology/mph/

Degree Study Paths: http://medschool.umaryland.edu/epidemiology/mph/degree.asp