Specialty and Advanced Education Programs

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

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

The M.S. in Dentistry program prepares graduates for leadership roles 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.

We offer M.S. and Ph.D. programs in oral biology through the University's Graduate School for those who wish to pursue advanced basic science training.

We also offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical research, biological sciences and public health.

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Scholarships are available for specialty and advanced education students at the School of Dentistry. Please check back for scholarship opportuniites and application instructions.