CERTIFICATE IN ORTHODONTICS The Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is a 24 month clinically intensive course of study given through the School of Orthodontics at Jacksonville University. Successful completion of the program leads to a Certificate in Orthodontics. Click on the program title to be redirected to the program page for additional program and cost information
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code 51.0508 Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert., MS, PhD) A program that focuses on the advanced study of the guidance of growing dental structures and the correction of misalignments, disproportionate growth, and traumas caused by genetics, disease, injuries, and dysfunctional behaviors. Includes instruction in craniofacial growth and development, malocclusion, design and fabrication of orthodontic appliances, craniofacial alignment, physiological function and analysis, cephalometrics, model analysis, space analysis, surgical orthodontics, cleft lip and palate, and treatment planning and management.
For more information visit http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/cipdetail.aspx?y=55&cipid=87612
 
Standardized Occupational Classification (SOC) Code 29.1023.00 Orthodontists Examine, diagnose, and treat dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies. Design and fabricate appliances to realign teeth and jaws to produce and maintain normal function and to improve appearance.
For more information visit http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1023.00
 
Academic Level of Program Cerificate
 
ON-TIME COMPLETION RATE
Program Length 24 months
On-time Program Completers between July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2011 42
On-time completion rate 100%
Graduation Rate 100%
 
COSTS
Total tuition and Fees for program completed in normal time $160,000
Total Estimated Costs for Books and Supplies for the entire program $15,540
Total Room and Board Charges for Living On Campus Not offered to Orthodontic Residents
 
DEBT AT PROGRAM COMPLETION
Number of Completers with Loan Debt from July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2011 32
Median Cumulative Debt: FEDERAL $92,150
Median Cumulative Debt: PRIVATE $0.00
Median Cumulative Debt: INSTITUTIONAL $0.00
 
JOB PLACEMENT
Number of Completers placed in their Field 42
Job Placement Rate 100%