Degree Requirments

  • Fulfill University requirements for graduate study.
  • Complete 26 months (two academic years plus a summer session) of consecutive full-time advanced study and clinical training at the School of Dentistry.
  • Complete an approved master’s thesis based on original research completed during the course of study in an area related to endodontics.
  • Pass a final oral examination.
  • Complete all didactic and clinical work in the required curriculum successfully.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory clinical competency in endodontics.
  • Complete the written portion of the American Board of Endodontics examination.
  • Complete a minimum of 84 credit hours, including 60 hours of endodontic courses, a minimum of 7 hours of selected basic sciences subjects, 5 hours teaching practicum, and research/thesis (12 hours).
  • Achieve a 3.0 GPA or an overall competence in the student’s field. A minimum grade of B must be earned in all work attempted in the master’s program. A grade of C or below in two courses will require a faculty review of the student’s progress. A third C or below will result in suspension from the program.