May 19, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2024-2025 
University of Alberta Calendar 2024-2025

Graduate Programs in Dentistry

Department of Dentistry
5th Floor, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9

General Information

The Department of Dentistry offers the MSc and PhD in Medical Sciences degrees (see Medical Sciences ) for post-DDS applicants or for those proceeding from a BSc or equivalent degree. Research may be carried out in a variety of dentistry-related disciplines for which faculty members in the department have active research programs. Inquiries should be directed to the Graduate Program Administrator, Department of Dentistry (

The Department offers the MSc in Medical Sciences program in the following areas of specialty: Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Oral Biology, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, and Periodontology. The PhD programs are offered in Dentistry, Oral Biology, Orthodontics and Periodontology.

Application for admission should be directed to the University of Alberta’s Online Graduate Application.

Entrance Requirements

The Department’s minimum admission requirements are listed below by program.

Academic Standing Requirements

See Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Academic Standing .

Financial Assistance

Funding from fellowships and studentships may be available on a competitive basis, but candidates should be prepared financially for the program. Supervisors may support students from operating grants and limited financial assistance may also be available from the Department. Other sources of funding may be sought as described in the Graduate Financial Aid and Awards sections of the University Calendar, from provincial bursaries, from professional associations and private foundations, etc.

Graduate Courses

Dentistry related graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject headings Dentistry (DENT), Dental Hygiene (D HYG) and Oral Biology (OBIOL).