Degree Requirements

  • Fulfill University requirements for graduate study.
  • Complete 34 months (three academic years) 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 Prosthodontics.
  • Pass a final oral examination.
  • Complete all didactic and clinical work in the required curriculum successfully.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory clinical competency in Prosthodontics.
  • Complete a minimum of 90 credit hours. This includes 67 credit hours of Prosthodontic courses, a minimum of 5 credit hours of selected basic science subjects, 6 hours of teaching practicum, and 12 hours devoted to research/thesis.
  • 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.