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Dental public health and education is a program that focuses on the scientific study of dental disease prevention and control, community dental health promotion, and prepares dentists and public health professionals to function as dental health specialists. includes instruction in preventive dentistry, the relationship of oral disease to health and quality of life, patient and practitioner behavior, dental epidemiology, nutrition and dental health, dental care policy and delivery, oral health program planning and administration, biostatistics, and research methods.
School with the highest reported median starting salary ($235K) with a Master's Degree: University of Florida
Careers for program graduates
Following are recommended careers for people who earn dental public health and education degrees, with color indicating the most common education attained by other workers.
How are students who recently completed a degree in dental public health and education doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field advanced/graduate dentistry and oral sciences, which includes
dental public health and education.
Is this degree preparing you for a career with a salary you want? Are there lots of openings in the near future? The Department of Education suggests these careers as a starting list, and Ididio hopes that if the career you're most interested in doesn't appear here, you will head over to our Career Explorer and learn more about paths to your best career.
Explore schools that offer dental public health and education degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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10 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
this program is part of a larger collection of programs: Healthcare Practitioners and Therapists. Is there a different program that's close to this program that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all dental public health and education graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 87% of other programs.