The requirements for the degree include coursework, seminars, a clinical component and a thesis.
Oral Medicine students receive a stipend of $24,000 for a 36-month period. Additional funding from other sources may be available on a competitive basis.
Students are required to complete research, usually within the established research focus of the program, and to complete a paper format thesis. Students should have their research results ready to submit to peer reviewed journals for publication. It is anticipated that all student research projects will result in publication. Students may also have an opportunity to present their research results at an international scientific meeting prior to completion of the program.