Dental Hygiene Online Degree Completion

  • Bachelor of Science

Available Online

Online programs are taught fully online.

If you already hold an associate degree in dental hygiene, you can level up in Vermont State’s Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Online Degree Completion program. Complete your bachelor’s degree online in two years — a convenient option if you plan to work while taking classes. A bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene will give you access to more educational and career opportunities, including jobs in dental hygiene research, sales, public health, and education. 

Why Complete Your B.S. in Dental Hygiene Online at Vermont State?

  • Work while you learn: In this two-year, fully online degree completion program, you can keep working as a dental hygienist while taking your base of knowledge in the field from associate to bachelor’s level. 
  • Access new opportunities: Graduates of this bachelor’s degree-completion program have access to more educational and career opportunities than students who have only completed an associate degree in dental hygiene, including jobs in dental hygiene research, sales, public health, and education. 
  • High earning potential: Dental hygienists earn a median annual salary of $77,810, with 11% job growth in the field expected from 2020-2030 — which is faster than average.*  

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Financial Aid for Dental Hygiene Online Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Dental Hygiene to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Student Stories

A photo of Carly Tedesco, a young woman with brunette hair tied in a bun wearing a black shirt smiling in front of a white background

“We educate people on critical issues of dental health. I realized how important and useful this work is. We can, as dental hygienists, literally reverse disease into health.”

Carly Tedesco, ’07, ’12