University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Craniofacial Biology


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Comprising a large and rapidly expanding body of knowledge of clinical and academic importance, craniofacial biology is concerned both with the normal growth, structure and function of tissues in the head and neck regions and with etiology and pathogenesis of numerous diseases and malformations. It involves studies at various levels of biological organization, from molecular and subcellular to organismic. The program provides graduate training designed to prepare students for entry into academia as clinical scholars or as members of multidisciplinary teams of health professionals within academic centers of clinical and basic health science research.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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