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Dentistry (Concentration in Periodontics)

Virginia Commonwealth University

M.Sc.
36 months
Duration
27971 USD/year
14497 USD/year
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About

The didactic requirements of the M.S.D. are combined with the goals of the M.S.D. program to provide the student with a strong clinical background which is supported by a strong background in research methodology.

Overview

Program goals:

  • To provide an academic environment for inquiry in which expertise and knowledge in basic sciences and clinical periodontics can be achieved
  • To provide a sound background in medicine as it applies to the periodontal patient
  • To provide a sound background in oral pathology
  • To be able to interpret, critique and apply periodontal and associated literature
  • To develop sound diagnostic, clinical, nonsurgical and surgical skills
  • To provide didactic instruction and clinical training in the area of dental implants
  • To provide methods of pain and anxiety control, including ADA certification in intravenous conscious sedation
  • To provide an environment for the interpretation and implementation of research
  • Enable successful completion of the American Board of Periodontology exam
  • To develop sound lifelong didactic and clinical learning skills
  • To provide specialists in periodontics for community health care, professional service and dental education
Student learning outcomes:
  • To provide an academic environment for inquiry in which expertise and knowledge in basic sciences and clinical periodontics are achieved
  • To provide a sound background in medicine as it applies to the periodontal patient
  • To provide a sound background in oral pathology with a100 percent completion of oral pathology rotation
  • To be able to interpret, critique and apply periodontal and associated literature with a 100 percent completion of periodontal courses measured
  • To develop sound diagnostic clinic, nonsurgical and surgical skills
  • To provide didactic instruction and clinical training in the area of dental implants
  • To provide methods of pain and anxiety control, including ADA certification in intravenous conscious sedation
  • To provide an environment for the interpretation and implementation of research with a100 percent successful completion of biostatistics and research design in dentistry course
  • Enable successful completion of the American Board of Periodontology written and oral examinations
  • To develop sound lifelong didactic and clinical learning skills
  • To provide specialists in periodontics for community health care, professional service and dental education with a 100 percent graduate participation in specialty clinical practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Diagnosis
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Introduction to Periodontics
  • Principles of Periodontics
  • Implantology
  • Medicine: Oral Medicine Seminar
  • Periodontal Literature Review

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

119 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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