Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Dentistry
University of Southern California

Program Details

The Geriatric Dentistry certificate covers a range of issues facing the aging population. Primarily online, this certificate can be completed as a stand alone program or students can continue their education and apply credits to the master’s program. 

  • Learn how epidemiologic, sociologic, psychosocial factors impact oral health as people age
  • Recognize common medical conditions and design a plan of action for older patients
  • Acquire and interpret patient data as a means to diagnose and monitor disease progression

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program requires a two-week on-campus session in the summer.