University of Tennessee - Memphis
College of Graduate Health Sciences
Graduate Programs in Dental Science
The College of Dentistry of the University of Tennessee, Memphis has established a Master of Dental Science program under the auspices of the College of Graduate Health Sciences. The purpose of the program is to provide a contemporary research experience in the areas of orally related sciences to dentists enrolled in the clinical specialty programs of the College of Dentistry. The course and research requirements of the Master's of Dental Science should provide individuals with both a traditional and contemporary knowledge of the role of research in the clinical management of orofacial abnormalities and diseases. The goal of the program is to train dental specialists to pursue several career possibilities, including specialty practice, research, or teaching, with the increased knowledge of the interrelationship among clinical dentistry, basic science, and research.