Interdisciplinary Master's Degree Program in Oral Sciences
The MS in Oral Sciences prepares the next generation of oral scientists and/or clinicians who will serve as leaders in oral healthcare, and those within their respective dental specialties. Graduates of the program will be able to use research skills and knowledge in their career to improve health outcomes for a variety of populations.

Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Training Under Guidance of Leading Faculty Mentors
Students and postdoctoral fellows in MOST are preparing to shape the future of oral health research and clinical care. The program offers several tracks for graduate / post-graduate researchers, including a PhD program and a combined DMD/PhD program, and a postdoctoral fellowship. 

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The Advanced Standing Program for Foreign Trained Dentists is designed for graduates of a recognized foreign dental school who want to practice dentistry in the United States. Upon the successful completion of the program the participant is awarded a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.


Integrated, problem-based and patient-centered curriculum combining clinical care with research and technology driven innovation.

The UIC College of Dentistry offers an innovative pre-doctoral degree program, the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). The program is designed to graduate oral health professionals with strong competencies in health promotion and disease prevention, diagnosis, evidence-based practice, communication, collaboration, and community engagement. This is a full time, year round four-year program with a fall term start.