36 months
28844 USD/year
28844 USD/year
10552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Periodontology program at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is designed to prepare dentists to enter the clinical practice of periodontics or to work in academics and research.


The Periodontology program from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill consists of a 36-month course of study leading to a certificate in periodontics and a master of science degree conferred by the UNC Graduate School. Alternative degree programs include a master of public health and a Ph.D. in oral and craniofacial biomedicine. 

Key Features

  • The curriculum is devoted to the study of biological concepts and literature that encompass the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes, and the maintenance of the health, function, and esthetics of these structures and tissues. 
  • Clinical acquisition of skills in periodontology and implantology is a primary focus of the program. Resident experiences include patient care, teaching, and research. Elective courses relating to areas of research interests are available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Case Analysis
  • Seminar in Periodontology
  • Clinical Implantology
  • Advanced Clinical Periodontics and Clinical Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    10552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5276 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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