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
PASS deadline: August 15
How to Apply
The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC uses the American 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 pay online, visit our Online Payment Portal. An email confirmation will be sent once payment is submitted.
Cost of Attendance
This program does not provide a stipend.
Estimated Cost of Attendance 2017-2018
|Direct Costs||Year 1||Year 2|
|Instrument Management System Fee||$2,220||2,415|
|Dental Equipment||Please contact your department|
|Dental Gown Usage||$165||$165|
|Topping Student Aid Fund||$16||$16|
|Student Programming Fee||$80||$80|
|Student Service Fee||$28||$28|
|Total Direct Costs||$96,311||$96,421|
|Allowances for Indirect Cost|
|Room & Board||$21,996||$22,272|
|Estimated Cost of Attendance||$124,295||$125,293|
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.