The Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services with a concentration in Dental Hygiene prepares students to work in the healthcare industry with special focus on the administration of dental health services.  In addition to foundational coursework and completion of an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene, the program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the social, political, ethical, legal, and economic aspects of complex health care delivery systems. Students completing the program will have the communication and management skills necessary to enter the health care workforce or to pursue more advanced educational opportunities.

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Why You Should Choose Manor

Why study health services at Manor College? This program will strongly support Manor College’s Mission as it prepares students to effectively and compassionately serve all segments of society.  Graduates will be able to work in a wide variety of health-related careers, making a positive impact on their communities.

What to Expect from the Curriculum

Manor’s curriculum is designed to challenge students as they complete the Manor College Dental Hygiene Program and continue the pursuit of advanced studies relating to health care administration, epidemiology, healthcare law, and more. Students will also take part in experiential learning through program-related apprenticeships and internships.

Job Opportunities

Health Services encompasses a large number of service-related fields including health services administration, health and medical administrative services, health information and medical records administration, health unit managers, health care administration, health care facilities management, home health care administration, long term care administration and management, and public health program administration.

With the specialized knowledge and training students receive through completion of the Dental Hygiene program, graduates of this concentration can also find employment is specialized areas such as dental practice administration and public dental health administration.

The Bureau of Labor and Industry projects that employment off Medical and Health Service Managers is projected to grow 20% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, there should be increased demand for healthcare services.

Want to learn more about this program? Talk to our admissions office at (215) 884-2216 or email

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