The Master of Science program in oral science requires a minimum of 30 s.h. of graduate credit, including 21 s.h. of coursework, 9 s.h. of independent research leading to a thesis, and a final examination. M.S. students must spend at least two years in full-time residence at the University of Iowa.

Students pursuing the M.S. must be enrolled in a clinical specialty training program offered by a College of Dentistry department. Students should complete the M.S. and the clinical specialty training program in three years of study.

Applicants to the M.S. program must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College and those specified by the clinical department, including Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for applicants whose first language is not English.

A personal interview may be requested.

Programs normally begin July 1 each year.