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 MS 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.

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

We also offer a MS in Dental Hygiene program that prepares leaders in the profession for research, the healthcare industry and academia.


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