Doctoral / PHD Programs in Dental Public Health and Education

3 universities offer graduate PHD program in Dental Public Health and Education

Boston University logo
Ranked as:  #41 in Best National University
Tuition:  $57,666 per year
Total Cost:  $115,332 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Massachusetts
Acceptance:  20.09%

Doctor of Science in Dentistry (DScD) in Dental Public Health.

The DScD program in Dental Public Health aims to train dentists for leadership roles in the practice of dental public health, research, and teaching in an academic setting. The program provides the student with in-depth knowledge and practical experience in epidemiology and biostatistics. The program also provides broad knowledge and practical experience in healthcare management and finance, social and cultural determinants of health, preventive dentistry, health education, and behavioral sciences. Students take courses at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and relevant courses at the Boston University School of Public Health. Students have several opportunities to conduct research and publish papers in professional journals. Graduates of the DScD program are educationally qualified to challenge the American Board of Dental Public Health examination.

The following list shows the core courses and some, but not all, suggested elective courses that are available for DScD students.

SDM PH 804 Applied Statistical Analysis in Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 810 Fundamentals of Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 821 Dental Public Health Literature Review.

SDM PH 872 Dental Public Health Policies, Programs and Advocacy.

SDM PH 888 Seminars in Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 892 Dental Public Health Grand Rounds.

SPH PH 720 Individual Community and Population Health.

SDM PH 822 Dental Public Health Literature Review.

SDM PH 889 Seminars in Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 893 Dental Public Health Grand Rounds.

SDM PH 992 Research in Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 823 Dental Public Health Literature Review.

SDM PH 890 Seminars in Dental Public Health.

SDM PH 894 Dental Public Health Grand Rounds.

SDM PH 993 Research in Dental Public Health.

SPH BS 810 Meta-Analysis for Public Health Medical Research.

SPH EP 721 Survey Methods for Public Health.

SPH SB 820 Assessment and Planning for Health Promotion.

SPH SB 822 Quantitative Methods for Program Evaluation.

See the School of Public Health Bulletin for a detailed description. Course selection may vary according to the School of Public Health schedule.

Completion is not tracked by credit accumulation but by successful completion of individual courses and duration requirements.

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine provides opportunities to pursue a combined program that fulfills the requirements for a certificate of a clinical specialty and the requirements of the DScD degree in Dental Public Health. The program exposes future clinical specialists to healthcare issues at a societal level through in-depth clinical training and study of a wide range of current issues in healthcare delivery and public health. The duration of the program may vary depending on the clinical training requirements, whereas the DScD in Dental Public Health is a minimum three-year program.

Note that this information may change at any time. Read the full terms of use.

Boston University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science

  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research Assistantships:  1454
  • Teaching Assistantships:  1303
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University of Washington-Seattle Campus logo
Ranked as:  #55 in Best National University
Tuition:  $30,294 per year
Total Cost:  $60,588 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Washington
Acceptance:  55.86%

DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health.

DDS PhD combined training is available for students committed to an academic or research career in dentistry and dental research. This program is a minimum of 8 years, combining the DDS curriculum with a PhD in Oral Health Sciences (OHS). Students must apply to both the DDS program and OHS PhD program.

Educate committed individuals for future academic positions in a manner that provides the best possible dual training and minimizes debt load.

Students will have an opportunity to have continued clinical practice after completing dental training so there is no break in use of clinical skills.

Students finishing this program will be prepared to go into clinical specialty training after completing their PhD.

Keeps normal dental curriculum intact for years 1-4.

Takes advantage of already existing SURF program for entering students the first year.

Additional course work in summers during SURF program and other quarters as time permits.

Students may be eligible for funding by an NIH training grant beginning in the 1st or 2nd year of study.

Students are strongly encouraged to apply for an individual DDS PhD fellowship through NIH.

Normal Dental Curriculum First SURF project (rotation 1).

Note: This is a general outline of the DDS PhD curriculum and may vary depending on the individual student, for example, didactic and clinical performance, research progress, etc.

For DDS PhD students, the following courses are mandatory:.

Molecular Biology and Oral Health Applications.

Oral Health Seminar (repeats during each academic year).

PhD Dissertation (minimum of 27 credits required before graduation).

Students are required to complete at least two other OHS courses that are part of our PhD curriculum. Examples include:.

At least three (3) credits of Conjoint (CONJ) courses offered outside of OHS.

Students are also required to attend and participate in the Biomedical Research Integrity Series. This is a non-credit summer course taught through the Medical History Ethics and consists of a series of lectures and discussion groups. Each student will need to attend a minimum of three lectures and three discussion groups. NIH Trainees are required to attend every year of the duration of their federal funding.

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UW School of Dentistry - DDS PhD Program

  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research Assistantships:  2026
  • Teaching Assistantships:  1520
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University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus logo
Ranked as:  #62 in Best National University
Tuition:  $40,836 per year
Total Cost:  $81,672 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Pennsylvania
Acceptance:  63.88%

Academic Dentistry and Teaching Opportunities in Dental Education.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine has developed a three-tier program for providing current dental students with exposure to and training in academic dentistry.

The Academic Career Track Area of Concentration (ACT ARCO) is a two-year program that pre-doctoral dental students can complete while they are working toward their DMD degree at Pitt.

Recognizing that the two-year commitment is not for every student, most courses are also offered as electives to all upper-level dental students, so they may choose their enrollment level based upon their interest and commitment.

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Academic Career Track Area of Concentration (ACT ARCO).

For students interested in a career in academic dentistry.

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  • GRE Required:  Yes
  • Research Assistantships:  1091
  • Teaching Assistantships:  1081
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Tuition:  $31,554 per year
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State:  Tennessee
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Health Policy and the Planning of Oral Health Services.

The landscape of public health is ever-changing, and for dental health professionals to anticipate, assess, initiate, or respond to change effectively, they must have a firm grasp of population-based analysis, health service delivery systems, financing health services, basic health, and research design.

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