Online BS in Dental Hygiene (RDH to BSDH) – Post-Licensure Program

Advance your career as a dental hygienist.


Get Your BSDH Online at Wichita State University

Recently recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Most Affordable Online Dental Hygiene Degrees, our RDH to BSDH post-licensure program builds on the skill of the registered dental hygienist’s previous educational program to provide a means for continued advancement in the profession, career options in alternate settings, and meeting the necessary requirements for pursuing a graduate degree.

Current dental hygiene license and an associates degree in dental hygiene from a regionally accredited school are required to apply.

Career Opportunities

Gain the recognition that comes with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and open the door to possibilities of higher salaries and supervisor positions.

Dental Hygienists with a bachelor’s degree have the opportunity to:

  • Work as a hygienist in school health programs or in other state facilities
  • Build an educational foundation for advanced degrees such as an MSDH or an MPH

Associate Degree Required

32 Credit Hours

$248.84 per credit hour

Wichita State Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of where you live. Additional fees to the tuition rate apply depending on the credits and courses taken. Tuition rates subject to change.

100% Online Program

Complete in as little as 15 Months

Transfer up to 28 credit hours

Program Details

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the RDH to BSDH post-licensure program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Current dental hygiene license
  • Associates degree in dental hygiene from regionally accredited school
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5

Tuition & Financial Aid

We know that cost, value, affordability, scholarships and financial aid are important factors in the higher education search process. We're proud that WSU is one of the most affordable accredited research institutions in the state of Kansas.

Note: This program is financial aid-eligible, meaning that once you have completed your application for admission, you can work with the Financial Aid team on everything from completing your FAFSA to setting up a payment plan or asking your employer for tuition assistance.

Student Services & Support

At Wichita State University, your dedicated and accessible Enrollment Specialist will guide you through the application process and will advise you through credit transfer, enrollment, and more.

The OneStop portal provides access to WSU’s student services, 24/7/365. With one call or click, our dedicated agents will provide the help you need regarding registration, financial aid, student accounts, admissions, and tech support.

“I really enjoyed taking online classes, the pace and flexibility was great especially with my work schedule and events outside of class. The curriculum was presented in entirety at the beginning of the semester which allowed me to prepare ahead of time.”


Practice Meets Potential at Wichita State University

At Wichita State University, students learn how to translate classroom potential into career success. That's why WSU is committed to advancing students toward their goals every step of the way – from in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs to engaging online coursework, top-notch student support, and access to affordable programs with proven career outcomes.

With a generous transfer policy and 200+ program offerings in career-driven fields, students can pursue a professional path in the private or public sector, healthcare, business, the arts, and beyond. With a degree from WSU, student success translates to career advancement, leadership, and growth potential in your field of choice.

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