Advanced Specialty Certificate Program
The 24-month course of study in endodontics begins the first week of July each year. The Endodontics Program provides students with the background information and clinical experience necessary for a specialist in the practice of endodontics, as well as activities in research and teacher training for students interested in academic endodontics.
The program prepares its graduates for competency in five areas of endodontics:
- biological basis
USC application deadline: September 1
PASS deadline: August 18
How to Apply
The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC uses theAmerican Dental Education Association’s Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) centralized application for its specialty certificate programs. Supplemental materials are not to be sent to the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.
In addition to the PASS application, all Endodontics Program applicants must submit a non-refundable processing fee of $85 ($145 for international applicants) to the Ostrow School of Dentistry’s Office of Admissions. We will accept a personal check, cashier/bank check, or money order made payable to USC. Please indicate the program you are applying to on the check.
Cost of Attendance
This program does not provide a stipend.
Estimated Cost of Attendance 2014-2015
|Direct Costs||Year 1||Year 2|
|Instrument Management System Fee||$2,200||$2,391|
|Dental Equipment||Contact your department|
|Student Health Center Fee||$817||$761|
|Dental Gown Usage Fee||$220||$165|
|Topping Student Aid Fund||$16||$16|
|Graduate Orientation Fee||$50||$0|
|Grad Student Programming Fee||$80||$80|
|Grad Student Services Fee||$20||$20|
|Total Direct Costs||$86,096||$86,135|
|Allowances for Indirect Costs|
|Room and Board||$17,787||$21,344|
|Estimated Cost of Attendance||$108,713||$113,275|
U.S. Department of Education Disclosure
For certificate programs that meet federal Title IV eligibility, USC is required by the U.S. Department of Education to disclose certain Gainful Employment (GE) information. The following Gainful Employment Disclosure Template link provides information regarding related jobs, cost, loan debt and completion rate for the program:
Please note that all matriculating students must comply with the university’s health requirements.