Stipends and reduced resident tuition are available for most students. Both US and international applicants are eligible to receive stipends.* The amount of the stipend is based on available funding. Historically, the Department of Prosthodontics has awarded stipends every year. Residents who receive full scholarships from outside sources (e.g., their home government) are not eligible for stipends.

Stipend for 2020-21: $12,000

 

Periodontics Certificate 2020-2021

Occupation: Dentist, and other specialist. SOC code: 29-1029.00

The program will cost $62,597.25 if completed within the normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed. 

Upon completion of the program and receipt of the certificate, students would be educationally qualified to practice as a Periodontist, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).

Estimated Annual Program Expenses (2020-2021) Projected*

Periodontics Certificate Only

Summer

Fall

Spring

Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Certificate Fee $0.00 $1,448.00 $1,448.00
Technology Fee $0.00 $80.75 $80.75
Student Activities Fee $0.00 $18.00 $18.00
Student Services Fee $0.00 $19.75 $19.75
Student Union Fee $0.00 $31.00 $31.00
Building Fee $0.00 $30.75 $30.75
Recreation Fee $75.00 $75.00 $75.00
Arts & Cultural Events Fee $0.00 $8.50 $8.50
Professional Enhancement $0.00 $20.00 $20.00
Student Health Service Fee $59.25 $0.00 $0.00
Mental Health Fee $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
ACLS & CPR Certification $220.00 $0.00 $0.00
Background Check (one-time fee) $150.00 $0.00 $0.00
Books & Journals $400.00 $0.00 $0.00
Computer/Software/Camera (one-time fee) $6,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Course Fee - Anatomy Class (one-time fee) $2,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Course Fee - Physical Diagnosis (one-time fee) $400.00 $0.00 $0.00
DEA Registration (State of Iowa) (one-time fee) $90.00 $0.00 $0.00
Master's Thesis Fee (one-time fee) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Professional Travel $0.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
SIMs Fee $0.00 $1,650.00 $1,650.00
Health Insurance - basic coverage for student only waived with proof of coverage. July 1 to June 30 $430.00 $860.00 $1,290.00
       
Total Expenses $9,952.25 $5,241.75 $5,671.75
International Student Fee $35.00 $70.00 $70.00
International Student Non-US DDS** $0.00 $7049.00 $7049.00

 

*Tuition and fees subject to change.

**International students without a US-recognized DDS will pay $14,098.00 for tuition and all fee listed above.

ADDITIONAL eXPENSES PER yEAR      
Room and Board $1938.34 $3926.68 $5,890.02
Personal Expenses $424.34 $848.66 $1,273.00
Transportation $197.20 $392.64 $588.96
Total Living Expenses $2,584.88 $5,167.98 $7,751.98

 

Program Completion Rate

Program is typically completed within 36 months. Program duration maybe extended depending on requirements to complete Master of Oral Science degree program. For the last ten years we have had a 95% on-time completion rate for Certificate in Periodontics.

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in all 50 states.

Placement Rate

For students completing the MS and Certificate in Periodontics, the placement rate is 100%.

More information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions is available.