Pediatric Dentistry

Institution 6-digit OPEID: 002130 00

Program Name and Length:

Department of Education 6-digit CIP for program: 51.0509
BU Program description: Pediatric Dentistry 51.0509
A program that focuses on the advanced study of the therapeutic and preventive care of the oral health of children from birth through adolescence, and the care of adults with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Includes instruction in developmental oral biology, preventive medicine, diet therapy and counseling, patient management, pediatric restorative procedures, pulp therapy, trauma management, anesthesia, treatment planning, patient management, and the treatment of handicapped patients.
Program level: 04 – Postdoctoral certificate
Program length in months: 24 Months

Related Occupations:

Related Occupation SOC Code O*NET Link
Pediatric Dentist 29-1029.00 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1029.00

Cost:

Total tuition and required fees for the entire program completed in normal time: $132,085
Total estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program: $5,888
Total annual room and board charges for living on campus: $16,529

Debt at Program Completion:

Number of students completing the program between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013: 11
Of the 18 completers reported above, the number completing with any student loan debt: 8
For all students (both borrowers and non-borrowers) completing the program between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013, the median cumulative debt for each of the following:
Federal student loan debt: $79,740
Private loan debt: 0
Institutional financing plan debt: 0

Program Completion in Normal Time:

Normal time in months to complete program as published in your institution catalog: 24 Months
Of the 11 students completing the program between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013, the number who completed the program within the normal time reported above: 11

Job Placement:

Our accreditation body, the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation does not require this information.
Return Link: http://www.bu.edu/academics/sdm/programs/pediatric-dentistry/cags/