Degrees Offered

Master of Science with Certificate



Program Description

The prosthodontic program is a three-year program. A resident in the prosthodontic program must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours of course work, including 12 credit hours of clinical practice, and six credit hours of thesis work. The remaining credits will be from courses assigned by the program director. The prosthodontics program requires satisfactory completion of a research project and results in a master’s degree through the Marquette University Graduate School.

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Application Requirements

***Application can only be made through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) of the American Dental Education Association. A complete application is required for consideration. The application deadline is September 1st of every year. If you are invited to join the program based on the review of your PASS application, then you will need to complete the application requirements below.***

  • Read all application instructions prior to beginning an application
  • A completed application form and fee online
  • Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette
  • Undergraduate and dental school grade-point averages, and class rank in dental school.
  • Three letters of recommendation reflecting the applicant’s clinical and academic abilities.
  • Scores from the National Board Dental Examinations, Part I and Part II. Not required from graduates of non-U.S./non-Canadian dental schools but recommended.
  • A curriculum vitae and a personal statement.
  • For international applicants only: a TOEFL score of 100 for Internet-based test; 550 for paper-based test or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.
  • All applicants must be prepared to appear for a personal interview in Milwaukee during September, October or November. This occasion has a twofold purpose. Faculty members in the program have the opportunity to become better acquainted with the applicant, and applicants have the opportunity to become acquainted with various facets of the program to which they are applying. Phone interviews are not acceptable.

Application Deadline

September 1st for program starting in June of the following year.

Financial Aid

Private scholarships may be available. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses.