MajorDental Hygiene - Degree Completion

Wichita State's Bachelor of Science (BSDH) in dental hygiene degree completion program gives you a fast, affordable way to earn your bachelor's degree—and boost your career.

  • Complete all courses online—in as little as 15 months
  • Earn up to 28 credit hours for prior coursework
  • Pay in-state tuition
  • Build a foundation for advanced degrees and gain skills for alternative roles in dental hygiene

Learn how dental hygiene - degree completion - is the right fit for you.

Dental Hygiene student in an operatory

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted, you must:

  • Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Be admitted to Wichita State
  • Have your official transcripts sent to WSU
  • Provide a copy of your current dental hygiene license


This completely online program, open to registered dental hygienists, builds on your skills and previous education to prepare you for:

  • Leadership in clinical practice or alternative setting
  • Evidenced-based practice
  • Community health settings
  • Educational settings


A dental hygiene degree from Wichita State will help you start—or upgrade—your career in this high-paying, high-demand field. Graduates find work in research, teaching and clinical practice in a wide range of settings.