What a Degree Will Do For You

As a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, you'll expand and develop critical thinking, problem solving skills, and apply your knowledge and skills to everyday practice and career development. You will be better prepared to identify future changes in the profession and formulate appropriate strategies to adapt. You will be able to discuss the major current and future issues in oral healthcare delivery to include cultural, economic, and societal factors and be able to comprehend and apply the knowledge of learning and developmental theories to the education of your patients and the community at large.

Online Benefits

Work around your busy schedule and still earn your degree online. You can study anywhere and keep your job while earning your degree online. Engage in a beneficial learning environment on your own time.

Career Advancement

The online Dental Hygiene bachelor degree program will enhance your clinical knowledge and promote career advancement in management, education, public health, and research. Graduates will be prepared to discuss and respond to major and future issues in oral healthcare.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty is experienced and committed to your success. The UVU Dental Hygiene program is known for its 99.9% pass rate and reputation for student excellence. This is a great opportunity to earn your bachelor's degree from an established program with experienced leaders in oral health.

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Online Quality

96% Oversall Satisfaction of Online Instruction

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Working Students

80% of UVU Students are Employed

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First to Attend

38% of UVU Students are the First in Their Family to Go to College.

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Adult Learners Welcome

27% of UVU Students are 25 Years or Older. We've made it our tradition to serve non-traditional students.

UVU Online is Flexible. You can do this.

Designed to fit your busy life, online courses provide you with the flexibility you need. When you're a Wolverine Online, you're a Wolverine. Period. We focus on teaching all students. You'll have access to resources and a team to support you. Before class even begins, you'll have access to tutorials to help you succeed in the online environment. Your online admissions counselor and academic advisor can direct you to additional resources to help you succeed.

UVU Online. Same UVU. Same Degree.

UVU is an open admission, public, non-profit institution with a commitment to student success. You'll earn the same degree earned by traditional on-campus students -- they even look the same! You’ll work with the same experienced full-time faculty and talented part-time professionals who are contributors and practitioners in government and industry. At graduation, we hope you'll consider participating in UVU commencement and convocation ceremonies here on campus.

UVU Online is Affordable.

Students residing inside Utah pay regular* UVU tuition and student fees. Students residing outside Utah pat $260/credit hour flat rate**.

UVU Online provides incredible value, wherever you are!

Students living inside Utah pay regular UVU tuition and fees.* Non-resident students living outside of Utah in fully online certificate, associates and bachelor programs pay a flat rate, $260 per credit hour. **

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities at UVU may surprise you. Nearly half (46%) of UVU students receive some form of financial aid that does not need to be repaid. 54% of UVU Bachelor Degree Graduates and 70% of Associate's Degree graduates leave with $0 student debt. You may qualify for federal grants and loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and there are more than 250 different scholarship options available.*

Refer to UVU tuition tables for resident and non-resident tuition and fees.
** Flat rate for non-residents living outside Utah. Excludes Aviation and Emergency Services.

Resources & Services

We're Here to help YOU Succeed. As on online student, you're not alone. You'll have access to UVU resources to support you on your way to your UVU online degree.

  • Financial Aid
  • Library
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Accessibility Services
  • Career Development Center
  • Proctoring
  • Canvas Support
  • Learning Strategies Support
  • UV Mentors
  • Women's Success Center
  • ...and more

Let's get started!

Meet Kristie, your online admission specialist.
She wants to help you become a Wolverine.

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Kristie Dockstader

Admissions Counselor

Phone - 801-863-6974


*The Dental Hygiene Online BS Completion Program is only available to students who already have an AAS in Dental Hygiene from an accredited college. For information on whether or not you qualify for this program and to learn more, please provide your information to talk with Kristie.

*This degree is offered in a primarily online delivery format, but includes program specific or general education courses that may require students to come to the UVU campus testing center for proctored assessments (quizzes, exams, etc) or use a certified distance testing location.