Mar 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Dental Sciences


Dental Sciences Department 

Dental Sciences Program Information

The College of Dentistry offers the Master of Science degree in dental sciences with concentrations in endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. These concentrations include a minimum of 38 hours of appropriate course work and research in topics relevant to each specialization. Requirements for the master’s degree include

  • Satisfactory completion of all course work
  • Meeting the requirements for clinical certification in the respective dental specialty
  • Thesis or project based on research.

Prerequisites for admission, in addition to those of the Graduate School, include

  • D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree
  • Completion of Parts I and II of the American Dental Association’s National Board of Dental Examinations according to individual program requirements.

Application deadlines for these programs can be found on the webpage

Send applications to:

Master of Science Program,
College of Dentistry,
P.O. Box 100402,
Health Science Center,
University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL 32610-0402.

Those not in Dentistry are given in-department graduate credit. Registration in the courses listed below is restricted to students currently admitted to a program in the College of Dentistry.

Degrees Offered with a Major in Dental Sciences

Master of Science

without a concentration

concentration in Endodontics

concentration in Orthodontics

concentration in Periodontics

concentration in Prosthodontics

concentration in Operative and Esthetic Dentistry