In as little as 3 years, you can become a licensed dental professional providing patient care.

UMA offers the only accredited Dental Hygiene program at a public institution in Maine with tuition nearly 75% less than an in-state private school. UMA offers a three year Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene degree with the option to complete one additional year to earn a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Class size is limited to 20 therefore students receive careful monitoring of progress in a supportive atmosphere.

A flexible schedule and an appealing income, typically without working nights, weekends or holidays with your education provided at a highly-regarded, state of the art facility are all reasons to select this profession and attend UMA.

For additional dental hygiene licensure application information as well as Maine dental practice laws and rules, please use this hyperlink to redirect you to the Maine Board of Dental Practice

Dental Hygiene Program Overview »

Rachel Ruel, UMA Dental Hygiene StudentThe Dental Hygiene Program allows me to achieve a fulfilling, flexible career with a great starting salary. Receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene allows me to choose a career path that ranges from working at a dental office to being a sales representative in the dental field.

– Rachel Ruel

Bryanne Starbird, UMA Dental Hygiene Student

In just one semester I have learned so much about dental hygiene. They say you learn something new every day; well, that sure is true with this profession. I can’t wait to see what tomorrow holds!

– Bryanne Starbird