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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences

856 Yearly Graduations
$155,050 Median Salary
$200,024 Median Debt
A graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science is offered at 38 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 31% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 22.7% of dentistry and oral science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Dentistry & Oral Science Majors

In 2018-2019, 856 graduate certificate were awarded to dentistry and oral science majors. This earns it the #22 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dentistry and oral science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Graduate Certificate 856
Master’s Degree 742
Doctor’s Degree 56
Basic Certificate 31

Earnings of Dentistry & Oral Science Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science is $155,050. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $143,350 to a high of $181,650.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science is $200,024. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $221,086 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $123,400.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $2,330.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. About 50.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 425
Women 431
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Dentistry & Oral Science

The racial-ethnic distribution of dentistry and oral science graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 142
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 91
White 338
International Students 194
Other Races/Ethnicities 76
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dentistry & Oral Science Graduate Certificate Students

There are 38 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
64 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tufts University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 64 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Tufts. Around 23% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

#2

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
56 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Boston University. Each year, around 33,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at Boston University awarded 56 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 45% were women and 30% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
55 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Rochester is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,705 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 people received their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science from University of Rochester. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 49% were women.

#4

New York University

New York, New York
54 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 51,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at NYU. About 61% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
48 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 45,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Southern California awarded 48 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 52% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

45 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,114 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science from UT Health San Antonio. About 56% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
43 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Texas A&M University - College Station. Roughly 67,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 43 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 30% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 42% were women.

#8

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
39 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Nova Southeastern University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 20,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,150 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,665 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at Nova Southeastern University awarded 39 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 33% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
39 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Iowa comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 32,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Iowa. Of these students, 46% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

34 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 5,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,729 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science from UTHealth. Of these students, 47% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, California
32 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Loma Linda University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,880 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 people received their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science from Loma Linda University. About 38% of this group were women, and 41% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
30 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Roughly 51,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UMN Twin Cities. About 43% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
30 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pennsylvania comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Pennsylvania awarded 30 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 60% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
27 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Illinois at Chicago. Each year, around 30,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,924 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,276 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Illinois at Chicago awarded 27 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 48% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
23 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. Each year, around 28,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus awarded 23 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 61% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Rutgers University - New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey
23 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Each year, around 49,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at Rutgers New Brunswick. Of these students, 43% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

23 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for dentistry and oral science majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,680 per year.

The dentistry and oral science program at University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences awarded 23 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 70% were women and 96% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

University of Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
22 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - Baltimore is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Roughly 6,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,260 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,132 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science from University of Maryland - Baltimore. About 55% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

19 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Nebraska Medical Center is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 3,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,964 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at UNMC. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 53% were women.

#19

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, Missouri
19 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Louis University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in dentistry and oral science. Each year, around 14,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,880 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 graduate certificate were handed out to dentistry and oral science majors at SLU. About 37% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to dentistry and oral science that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 3,386
Public Health 1,648
Mental & Social Health Services 988
Health/Medical Admin Services 906
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 825

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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