M.Sc. On Campus

Dental Sciences

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

24 months
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The College of Dentistry of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has established a Master of Dental Sciences program under the auspices of the College of Graduate Health Sciences.


The purpose of the Dental Sciences program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to provide a contemporary research experience in the areas of orally related sciences to dentists enrolled in the clinical specialty programs of the College of Dentistry. 

The course and research requirements of the Master's of Dental Science provide individuals with both a traditional and contemporary knowledge of the role of research in the clinical management of orofacial abnormalities and diseases. The goal of the program is to train dental specialists to pursue several career possibilities, including specialty practice, research, or teaching, with the increased knowledge of the interrelationship among clinical dentistry, basic science, and research.

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Dental Science degree is offered in six areas of concentration. 
  • The degree is awarded upon completion of the requirements of the advanced education programs in endodontics, forensic dentistry, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics. 
  • The general policies, procedures, and requirements of the College of Dentistry clinical training programs apply to Master of Dental Science students as well.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For non-US applicants, official test scores should be sent directly from the contributing source and not by the student. Official transcripts and three recommendation letters are required.
  • Transcripts from any non-US institution must be verified and certified to generate a grade point average (GPA) based on a 4.0 scale. Verification must be completed before matriculation. Service agencies include, but are not limited to, Educational Credit Evaluation (ECE) and World Education Services (WES). A document-by-document certification is not acceptable. These agencies charge a fee for their service.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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