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Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene to Master of Public Health

The MPH Program articulates with the School of Dentistry’s Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. This program prepares graduates to integrate public health perspectives into their careers as dental hygienists and prepare for leadership roles in advancing the health and well-being of diverse communities.

To obtain the BS degree in Dental Hygiene at the School of Dentistry, students must earn a minimum of 120 credits. The BS Program allows students to apply two specified School of Medicine MPH courses toward their required School of Dentistry curriculum.  To obtain the MPH degree, students must earn 42 credit hours. 

When is the MPH application deadline and how do I apply?

Applicants applying to the Accelerated BSDH/Baccalaureate to MPH Program must ensure that all of the application elements are submitted by April 15th of the student’s junior year of undergraduate school. Applicants must submit a supplemental application and supporting materials.  Follow the instructions below.

Supplemental application:

Create a login and select MPH – Accelerated Undergraduate. This application is submitted online. In addition to the detailed application information questions within the supplemental application, the following will be requested.

  • Supplemental application fee (Paid by credit card or by submitting a check made out to the University of Maryland Baltimore in the amount of $50)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives (Personal statement)

The MPH Program will accept copies of the following components from the School of Dentistry:


Applicants applying to the Accelerated BS/Degree Completion to MPH Program must ensure that all of the application elements are submitted by November 15th of the student’s senior year of undergraduate school. Applicants must submit a supplemental application and supporting materials.  Follow the instructions below.

Supplemental application:

Create a login and select MPH – Accelerated Undergraduate. This application is submitted online. In addition to the detailed application information questions within the supplemental application, the following will be requested.

  • Supplemental application fee (Paid by credit card or by submitting a check made out to the University of Maryland Baltimore in the amount of $50)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives (Personal statement)

The MPH Program will accept copies of the following components from the School of Dentistry:

Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page

 

Accelerated BSDH/Baccalaureate to MPH Program Representative:

Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
Associate Professor and Director of the Dental Hygiene Program

Accelerated BS/Degree Completion to MPH Program Representative:

Sheryl Syme, RDH, MS
Associate Professor

MPH Program Mailing Address 

University of Maryland School of Medicine 
Master of Public Health Program 
660 W. Redwood Street
Howard Hall Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
Email: mph_program@som.umaryland.edu
Telephone: 410-706-0539

 

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