Dental Hygienist Program at Northeastern University (NEU)
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Dental Hygienist Program
The dental hygienist program at Northeastern University prepares students for careers as a clinician, oral health care education, health promoter, consumer advocate, administrator, or researcher. The program focuses on cleaning teeth, providing oral health education and treatment counseling, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Program courses include: dental anatomy, microbiology, pathology, dental hygiene theory and techniques, equipment operation and maintenance, dental materials, radiology, office management, supervised clinical training, and professional standards. Get more details below including other Massachusetts colleges that offer dental hygienist program.
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Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Dental Hygienist program at Northeastern University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, dental hygienists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 37.7% from 2010 to 2020
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Dental Hygienist Programs in Massachusetts
Dental Hygienist programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|Mount Ida College|
26 students completed this program
|Middlesex Community College|
34 students completed this program
|Quinsigamond Community College|
28 students completed this program
|Bristol Community College|
Fall River, MA
21 students completed this program
|Mount Wachusett Community College|
15 students completed this program
|Cape Cod Community College|
West Barnstable, MA
19 students completed this program
|Springfield Technical Community College|
18 students completed this program