Top Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Bachelors degree Programs - 2020

Of the 2,413 Dental Hygiene/Hygienist degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, 4% percent of whom are men and the other 96% percent are women. Did you know that California has more students being awarded a degree in Dental Hygiene/Hygienist than any other state in the US? In fact, California granted 251 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene/Hygienist is $65,400.

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2,413
Total Males
100
Total Females
2,313

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    2,413

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See where Dental Hygiene/Hygienist is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Dental Hygiene/Hygienist degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

MCPHS University, Oregon Institute of Technology and the University of Southern California are three schools well-known for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist programs. In fact, around 72 MCPHS University students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Majors

The highest paying careers for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist majors include Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, Dental Hygienists . But, another thing to consider is how much demand there is for certain jobs. Positions that are in high need that a degree in Dental Hygiene/Hygienist can prepare you for are Dental Hygienists, Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary .

Top Paying Careers for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

  1. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $97,370)
  2. Dental Hygienists   (Median Wage: $74,820)

Most in Demand Careers for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

  1. Dental Hygienists
  2. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
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