Dental Public Health Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate | Temple University | Philadelphia, United States
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Dental Public Health Certificate

12 months
45888 USD/year
45888 USD/year
45888 USD/year
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Train to prevent and control dental diseases and promote oral health through organized community efforts with the Dental Public Health Certificate from Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry. 


This Dental Public Health Certificate program at Temple University allows you to explore various community programs and initiatives necessary to promote oral health and prevent and control dental diseases, such as

  • assessments of oral health status and need for care,
  • program evaluations to achieve community health goals, and
  • use of scientific knowledge to influence oral health policy.

Future Career

Graduates of the program promote oral health in various capacities working with countless community programs tackling an expansive range of dental public health issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Planning and Evaluation of Field Experience in Dental Public Health
  • Foundations of Dental Public Health
  • Administration in Dental Public Health
  • Epidemiology and Prevention of Oral Diseases
  •  The Role of Behavioral Science in Dental Public Health
  • Analysis of Oral Dental Health Data
  •  Research in Dental Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Degree Required for Admission Consideration: a D.D.S or D.M.D; an M.P.H
  • Statement of Goals: This personal statement includes your specific interest in Temple's DPH Residency program, your research and future career goals, and your previous academic and research achievements. The statement should not exceed 2,000 words
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Transcripts and Credential Evaluation: Official transcripts from all colleges, universities, and dental schools attended must be submitted. GPA and class rank should be identified.
  • Resume: Current resume or CV required.
  • Writing Sample: An academic paper written during the master's program must be submitted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45888 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    45888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45888 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    45888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45888 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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