First Professional Degree

Advanced Dental Education Programs
The Advanced Education Programs are designed for the preparation of well qualified dental specialists in the oral health fields most needed by the Puerto Rican population. The collaboration with the Iberoamerican countries in the preparation of dental specialist is another responsibility that the School accepts as part of its mission.

Advanced Dental Education Programs:

Admission to Advanced Dental Education Programs

The admission process to the Advanced Dental Education Programs is conducted through the ADEA Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS).  The candidate must access this service ( in order to know our program specific requirements, application deadlines, other program information and how to apply.

General Requirements for Admission to Advanced Dental Education Programs (for more specific requirements, please visit:

Professional Studies in Dentistry (Internship)

Professional Studies in Dentistry is a special program which is conductive to a non-degree certificate in one of the following Advanced Dental Education Programs: General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Prosthodontics.  The duration of the Professional Studies could be from one week to one year, depending in the interest of the applicant and the availability of the Advanced Dental Education Program of interest.

Application to Professional Studies in Dentistry is conducted through the office of the Assistant Dean for Graduate Dental Education.  An interview with the Director of the Program of interest is mandatory in order to start the application process.

Documents for Professional Studies in Dentistry for all Advance Dental Education Programs:

Professional Studies Aplication Form

Professional Studies Evaluation Form

Professional Studies Tuition Fees