Master of Science in Dental Public Health Program By Boston University |Top Universities

Master of Science in Dental Public Health

Master of Science in Dental Public Health

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  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months

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The MSD program duration is a minimum of one year and entails a field research project or thesis. The program provides the student with broad knowledge and practical experience in epidemiology, biostatistics, health care delivery, social and cultural determinants of health, preventive dentistry, health education and behavioral sciences, and environmental health. Students take courses at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and relevant courses at the Boston University School of Public Health. The courses form the matrix from which directed field activities evolve. Students have the opportunity to conduct research and are encouraged to publish papers in professional journals. The program is designed to provide education that is equivalent to the Master of Public Health degree and to prepare the dentist for a career in dental public health. Graduates of this program are encouraged to enroll in the one-year CAGS in Dental Public Health in order to meet the residency requirement of the American Board of Dental Public Health.