The Creighton University School of Dentistry offers clinical education to students. It provides the doctor of dental surgery degree. The school is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. The Creighton University School of Dentistry offers instruction in endodontics, oral biology, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics and orthodontics. The university also provides classes in general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. It administers the Summer Enrichment Program for students who are interested in a career as dentist in high schools and undergraduate college students. The Creighton University School of Dentistry is governed by Creighton University, which is a Jesus Catholic education institution that was founded in 1878.