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.
The application deadline for Endodontics and Periodontics is September 1.
The application deadline of Orthodontics and Prosthodontics is October 1.
Send applications to Master of Science Program, College of Dentistry, P.O. Box 100402, Health Science Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0402. Requirements for the M.S. degree are provided in this catalog.
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.