Pediatric Dentistry

University of Manitoba

36 months
58075 CAD/year
21005 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry is inviting candidates to apply to the Pediatric Dentistry graduate program. 

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The graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry is a 36-month program leading to a Masters degree. The deadline for submission of a completed application is August 15 of each year. This program is available at the University of Manitoba. 

Interviews for short-listed applicants are normally held in October/November.  The program has full accreditation from the Comission on Dental Accreditation of Canada and successful candidates will be eligible to take the examinations of the Royal College of Dentists Canada (RCDC) and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

This unique program will provide an opportunity for dentists to pursue higher education and research in the field of Pediatric Dentistry with an emphasis on prevention and public health in underserved and disadvantaged communities (Aboriginal, rural, and urban poor).

This masters program will provide eligibility to take the examinations of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD).

During the first two years, patient care will be provided in a modern 5-chair pediatric dentistry graduate clinic with state-of-the-art computerized diagnostic equipment. Graduate residents will also have the opportunity to treat pediatric dental patients in the hospital setting and in local community outreach clinics.

Research areas

  • Patient management
  • Caries risk
  • Oral health promotion
  • Early childhood caries
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Use of sealants
  • Public health pediatric dentistry
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics
  • Preventive programs for underserved communities
  • The biology of tooth movement

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Human Macroscopic Gross Anatomy 
  • Advanced Oral Pathology 
  • Biostatistics for Clinicians
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Preventive Programs in Pediatric Dentistry
  • The Native Peoples of Canada 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
86 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • D.M.D./D.D.S. degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum one year of general practice or hospital residency
  • CV/Resume
  • Biographical Sketch
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58075 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58075 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    21005 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21005 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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