Post Graduate Program Information

The College of Dentistry offers advanced education programs in all dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. All such programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association. In addition, the college offers several additional outstanding programs and residencies including study toward the M.S. or Ph.D. degrees.

Overview of Graduate Specialty Programs

Graduate Specialty Program Deadline Number admitted GRE or DAT TOEFL Foreign
Applic. admitted
Dean's List Recomm Letters M.S. Certif-
Dental Public Health Oct 31 3-4 yes yes yes no yes yes no $0-22,0002
Endodontics Jul 1 1-4 no yes yes no yes yes yes ---
Geriatrics & Special Needs Mar 1 1-2 no yes   no yes no yes $11,000-
Operative Dentistry July 15 3 no yes yes no yes yes yes ---
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Sept 1 2-3 no no no yes yes no yes $39,200-
Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine Sept 1
*Click program for details.
1-2 no yes yes no yes yes yes ---
Orthodontics Aug 1 5 yes yes yes yes yes yes yes $12,0001
Pediatric Dentistry Sept 15 5 no yes no yes yes no yes $30,000
Periodontics June 30 2-3 no yes yes yes yes yes yes $12,0001
Prosthodontics Sept 1 3 no yes yes yes yes yes yes $12,0002
General Practice Residency Oct 1 5 no no no yes yes no yes $49,000
Oral Science Dec 1 1 no yes yes no yes yes no ---


1 $12,000 fellowships plus benefits

2 Stipend support is determined yearly and is based on available funding, contingent on future training grant funding.

3 Stipend support is determined yearly and is based on available funding.

For a listing of courses offered, see the UI General Course Catalog. For other information, please contact the graduate specialty program director.

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