Advanced Education and Graduate Programs

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Advanced Education and Graduate Programs

Advanced education and graduate programs prepare dental professionals for careers in specialty practice, as well as advanced general dentistry, research, education and administration.

Advanced clinical specialty training programs are offered in endodontics, geriatrics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orofacial pain, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics.

A Master of Science (M.S.) in dentistry is offered through the University's Graduate School to train leaders in dental research, education, administration, and advanced clinical and oral sciences. This program is open to dentists in advanced clinical training programs and dental hygienists with baccalaureate degrees (see the Graduate School Catalog).

M.S. and Ph.D. programs in oral biology are offered through the University's Graduate School for those who wish to pursue advanced basic science training. The dentist-scientist program provides a Ph.D. in basic sciences and clinical specialty training.

M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are also offered in clinical research, biological sciences and public health through the University Graduate School (see the Graduate School Catalog).

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