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

Dental Hygiene at UMA

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.

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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