Periodontics Certificate

The Advanced Education Program in Periodontics is research-oriented and has trained clinician-scientists for careers in academia, research, teaching, or industry for more than 40 years.

Fall 2023 Enrollment

The application cycle is now closed.

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English Language Proficiency Requirement

International candidates must demonstrate English language proficiency.  Acceptable documentation includes the TOEFL (score 79+) or IELTS (overall 6.5+) and scores must be less than two years old at the time of admission.

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About the Program

The clinical phase of the Periodontics program is offered in conjunction with either of two research programs: Periodontics/M.S. in Oral Sciences or Periodontics/Ph.D. in Oral Biology. Admission to these dual programs is highly competitive and early application is recommended.

Concurrent Enrollment

The Periodontics Clinical Advanced Education Program must be conducted concurrently with either the MS or PhD program in the Department of Oral Biology.  If admitted into the Periodontics program, the applicant will be required to submit a completed application to either the Oral Sciences masters or Oral Biology doctoral program by the specified application deadline; acceptance into either research program is a separate process.


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