Summary of Facts about the Program

Length: 36 Months

Enrolling first Class: June 2016

Enrollment: 2 residents per year, 6 resident total

Program offers: Certificate and Master of Science

Program time devoted to each area:

Biomedical Sciences          20%

Clinical Sciences                65%

Teaching                              5%

Research                             8%

Other (Anesthesia)            2%

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit, directly to the Graduate School:

1. A completed Marquette University application form and application fee online. Applicants must apply through Marquette, or they will not be considered for admission.

2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette. International applicants must have course grades converted to numerical values of 4.000, 3.000, 2.000, and 1.000 or to corresponding letter grades of A, B, C, and D, respectively. Where such a conversion is not possible, an explanation of the grading system used in the foreign dental school and undergraduate institution should accompany the official English translation of the grade transcripts.

3. Undergraduate and dental school grade-point averages, and class rank in dental school.

4. Three letters of recommendation reflecting the applicant’s clinical and academic abilities.

5. Passed National Board Dental Examinations, Part I and Part II. U.S./non-Canadian dental schools

6. A curriculum vitae and a personal statement.

7. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.


Graduation is dependent on receiving a master’s degree through the graduate school which involves an original research project and specified thesis requirements appropriate for this Master’s degree.

Tayebi Research Group at Marquette University School of Dentistry with interest in interdisciplinary research in bio and nano materials including bone and periodontal tissue engineering.