Advanced Dental Education

Advanced Dental Education

Accredited postdoctoral dental studies at the Health Science Center consist of Certificate Programs and the Master of Science in Dental Science Program. 

Certificate Programs

Certificates are awarded to students successfully completing all requirements in either Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics.

Master of Science in Dental Science Program

The Master of Science in Dental Science (MSDS) Program is supported by faculty of the School of Dentistry and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  The MSDS degree is conferred by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  This Program is open only to students who have been accepted into, and continue in good standing in, a Health Science Center Certificate Program in either Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Endodontics, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics. The Program is also open to students who are in the USAF Periodontics Certificate Program and who have been recommended for the MSDS by the USAF.