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Pediatric Dentistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The department offers a graduate program in pediatric dentistry leading to a clinical certificate in pediatric dentistry and an M.S., M.P.H., or Ph.D. degree awarded by The Graduate School. The minimum program length is 36 months, beginning on July 1 of each year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Maternal and Child Health Seminar Series
  • Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Seminar
  • Principles of Pediatric Dentistry
For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

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 programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    150

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    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.

General Requirements

The pediatric dentistry program requires application through both the centralized application and matching services: Submission of the required transcripts and documentation is made to the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS). Application deadlines to PASS for the following summer class are available on the PASS Web site. All candidates must register with the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. A personal interview is required, and interviews are made by invitation of the department after applications have been reviewed. Once a student has been accepted through the Match Program, the student must apply to The Graduate School. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14712 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6106 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Chapel Hill

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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