Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Professions Education
MCPHS University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Professions Education builds on previous bachelor’s degrees to prepare students to help shape the future direction of oral health care as oral health professions educators.  Graduates are prepared to teach courses in dental, dental hygiene, or dental assisting in a variety of educational settings, such as community colleges, four-year institutions, and vocational/technical schools.  Courses include Adult Learning Theory for Oral Health Professions Education, Curriculum and Course Design in Oral Health Professions Education, and Oral Health Professions Education Practicum.


  • Intended for practicing dental professionals, including licensed dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants
  • Graduated with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • TOEFL scores for whom English is not the native language

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education