Endodontics Certificate

This program offers a well-rounded education, emphasizing clinical skills, research, and business acumen. Graduates are well-prepared to excel in the field of endodontics, thanks to the balanced approach to education and the wealth of knowledge and experience provided by the diverse faculty.

FALL 2025 ENROLLMENT  |  Applications accepted May 8 - July 15, 2024

Jorge Vera DDS.

Program Director:
Jorge Vera, DDS, MS

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, 240B Squire Hall

About Admissions Requirements How to Apply Faculty and Curriculum Cost and Funding


This advanced certificate program prepares dentists for the specialized practice of endodontics. The clinical and didactic endodontic faculty represent extensive clinical, teaching and research experience.

Residents in the advanced certificate program receive intensive clinical training under close supervision of endodontists in the multidisciplinary postgraduate clinic, while didactic courses cover biological sciences and a wide range of clinical topics related to endodontics. Integrated into the program are valuable experiences in teaching and research.  

Advanced certificate students may combine endodontic training with study for a graduate degree such as an MS in Oral Sciences or a PhD in Oral Biology or other disciplines.

Successful completion of the advanced certificate program leads to a Certificate of Proficiency in Endodontics and fulfills the educational requirements of the American Board of Endodontics.

97% Success Rate

Graduates have over a 97% success rate in passing written endodontic board exams in the US and Canada.


The program in endodontics is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of accredited without reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is www.ada.org/en/coda.

Length of Study

The program length is 24 months of full-time attendance beginning July 1st, the first year. Combined programs may entail a longer period of matriculation depending on the chosen graduate program.