University of California - Los Angeles

School of Dentistry

Oral Biology


Room 4289 Bunche Hall

Suite C310

Los Angeles, CA 90095

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Oral Biology Program encourages applications from promising students seeking either the M.S. or the Ph.D. who intend to pursue careers in research and teaching. Applicants must have (1) a bachelor's degree in biological or physical science (most applicants will also have a degree in dentistry such as a D.D.S., D.M.D., or equivalent); (2) acceptable academic performance, especially in the areas of biology, chemistry, and physics; (3) three letters of recommendation from science faculty familiar with the student's scholarly abilities, academic and research background, potential; and (4) a statement of purpose that should include relevant background and preparation (previous academic specialization, work experience personal experience), specific study interest, and type of research sought.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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