University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio

School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Ph.D./D.D.S. Program


7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 6249

San Antonio, TX 78284

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D./D.D.S. Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The D.D.S./Ph.D. programs gives students the opportunity to obtain a D.D.S. degree and Ph.D. in the focus area of Craniofacial Oral-biology through the School of Dentistry and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

The goal of this program is to train students to become interactive, competitive clinician scientists who can perform sponsored research in dental and craniofacial-related areas as members of a dental school faculty. 

The COSTAR Training Program is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and has been in existence since 2002. Only 17 universities in the country have COSTAR programs. This national program focuses on creating the next generation of clinician scientists to ensure the future of the nation's oral health.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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