Oral Sciences, M.Sc. in United States

University of Illinois at Chicago

Study in:United States
53 days
Deadline: 15 Jul 2019


The College of Dentistry also offers a program of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Sciences to train the next generation’s cadre of oral health scientists.Oral Sciences utilizes cutting-edge biomedical technology and knowledge to address basic and clinical research questions of importance for promoting and maintaining oral health.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure, Organization, and Regulation of Dental Healthcare and Research
  • Molecular Basis of Oral Diseases and Relationship to Systemic Health
  • Developmental, Structural, and Functional Craniofacial Biology
  • Wound Healing and Regenerative Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Research Seminar

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This program accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today’s graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections – Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 – 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 – 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Baccalaureate Field – BS, BA, or equivalent degree. Prior academic course work should include biology, general chemistry, histology, and other related sciences.
  • Minimum English Competency Test Score
  • Letter of Recommendation – Required. From a practicing clinician.
  • Personal Statement – Required. The statement should include a brief summary describing the applicant’s career goals, area of interest, purpose, and desired discipline of study.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in January 2020

You can apply until: 15 Jul 2019

For more details please visit program website.

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