The School of Dentistry and the Department of Periodontics offer a program of advanced study and clinical training leading to the degree of Master of Science. The program requires a minimum of thirty­ four months (three academic years) of full-time residency in the School of Dentistry. It is designed to qualify dentists for careers in periodontic clinical practice, teaching and research.

  • A stipend plus tuition waiver will be provided for graduate students in Periodontics at the end of the second year for summer session and fall/spring semesters of the third year.
  • Special fees are not covered by the tuition waiver.
  • You must pay special fees each term/semester.

Inquiries concerning this program should be directed to the Office of Dental Admissions, Recruitment and Access. Applications will be processed by the School of Dentistry. Applicants approved for admission to the program will be notified soon after interviews have been completed.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for successful completion of the program. A minimum grade of B- is required in all courses. 

This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.