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Advanced Dental Therapy Postbaccalaureate Certificate

Dentistry Primary Care Administration
School of Dentistry
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Contact Information
University of MN, School of Dentistry 515 Delaware St SE 9-436 Moos Health Sci Minneapolis, MN 55455 612-626-5138
  • Program Type: Post-baccalaureate credit certificate/licensure/endorsement
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits: 15
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
  • Degree: Advanced Dental Therapy PBacc Certificate
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
The Advanced Dental Therapy certificate is designed for dental therapists who have completed a baccalaureate or master degree in dental therapy from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry between the years 2011 and 2014. It focuses on acquiring the knowledge and skills mandated by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry to become eligible for advanced dental therapy certification.
Program Delivery
  • partially online (between 50% to 80% of instruction is online)
Prerequisites for Admission
Bachelor Degree of Dental Therapy from the University of Minnesota.
Master Degree of Dental Therapy from the University of Minnesota.
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Dental Therapy degree or Master of Dental Therapy degree at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry between 2011 thru 2014. Holds current credentials of Licensed Dental Therapist in the state of Minnesota.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for students to remain in good standing.
At least 1 semesters must be completed before filing a Degree Program Form.
The ADT Post-baccalaureate Certificate will be awarded after the completion of the specified 15 master's level credits, which include five didactic-based credits and 10 clinical-based credits. Students are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00 and to achieve no less than a C grade in each course. Students must enroll in the Advance Dental Therapy Post-baccalaureate Certificate within five years following the completion of their dental therapy degree and must complete the course and clinic requirements within five years of enrollment.
Course Group 0
Didactic Courses
Take 3 or more course(s) totaling 5 or more credit(s) from the following:
· DT 5162 - Principles of Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery (1.0 cr)
· DT 6321 - Treatment Planning (2.0 cr)
· DT 6341 - Advanced Dental Therapy Prep Lecture (2.0 cr)
Course Group 1
Clinical
DT 6340 - Advanced Dental Therapy Prep Clinic (10.0 cr)
 
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DT 5162 - Principles of Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Develop knowledge/skill for exodontia/minor oral surgery.
DT 6321 - Treatment Planning
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fundamentals of assessment/dental treatment planning using University of Minnesota School of Dentistry protocol in developing optimal, alternative, emergency treatment plans. Case-based treatment planning/small group seminars utilizied.
DT 6341 - Advanced Dental Therapy Prep Lecture
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Preparation for licensed dental therapists to become eligible for advanced dental therapy certification. Topics range from essential basic sciences to specific clinical procedures. prereq: Must be a licensed dental therapist who was originally trained at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry.
DT 6340 - Advanced Dental Therapy Prep Clinic
Credits: 10.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Preparation for licensed dental therapists to be eligible for advanced dental therapy certification. Course has four requirements: completion of designated clinic hours, self-assessment records, faculty assessment records, final interview that can be completed with patients from student's place of employment.