As the career of dental hygiene evolves, new pathways for alternative settings emerge. Many of these pathways involve the field of dental public health. A career in dental public health can be immensely satisfying and rewarding. This course will direct the learner to carefully consider what type of alternative setting is preferred and to determine if he/she has the correct skills necessary for this type of career. The learner will be directed throughout the course to various internet resources useful for beginning the career search. Learners will spend time at “ACTIVITY POINTS” throughout the course which ask the learner to search for information that would assist in his/her specific career goals. With a clear direction in mind, the learner will then be able to proceed with locating or even possibly creating a position in dental public health.