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Oral Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #47 (BCR) Pittsburgh, PA, United States
The Department of Oral Biology Graduate Program offers basic, translational, and clinical studies in oral biology, biomedical research and health that span spatial scales from the molecular and cellular levels to the whole organism level. 

Overview

The MS Program requires two years to complete, but no more than four years. Early completion may be considered for students with exceptional progress in their thesis that have completed their coursework. The MS Program is distinct from the PhD Program. MS students may apply to be accepted for the PhD Program once they are accepted into the MS program. If the student is accepted into the PhD program at a later date, courses taken toward the MS will satisfy doctoral degree credit and residency requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oral Tissues 
  • Directed Research
  • Foundations in Development, Genetics, and Biochemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 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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General Requirements

  • The Graduate Program in Oral Biology application form and personal statement form
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and prior graduate coursework (submitted directly by all colleges and universities attended)
  • GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and writing scores)
  •      Less than 5 years old
  •      Institution code 0231, Department code 0604
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants from non-English speaking countries);
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Additional support material for international students
  • Application fee of $50. The application fee may be waived under special circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13198 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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