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Undergraduate Certificate in Dental Support Services

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Undergraduate Certificate in Dental Support Services

10,602 Yearly Graduations
$21,200 Median Salary
$9,500 Median Debt
This degree is more popular with female students, and about 59% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.4% of dental support graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Dental Support Majors

In 2018-2019, 10,602 undergraduate certificate were awarded to dental support majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dental support at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 10,602
Associate’s Degree 7,349
Basic Certificate 5,687
Bachelor’s Degree 2,462
Master’s Degree 81
Graduate Certificate 2

Earnings of Dental Support Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in dental support is $21,200. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,600 and the high is $23,700.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in dental support is $9,500. 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, $9,500 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,597.


The median monthly payment of a dental support graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $99.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in dental support. About 92.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 824
Women 9,778
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Dental Support

The racial-ethnic distribution of dental support undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 349
Black or African American 2,026
Hispanic or Latino 3,413
White 3,864
International Students 39
Other Races/Ethnicities 911
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dental Support Undergraduate Certificate Students

Below are some popular majors that are similar to dental support that offer undergraduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Allied Health Services 48,726
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 44,340
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,916
Allied Health Professions 13,537
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 4,144


*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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