The UIC College of Dentistry and UIC School of Public Health's Health and Policy Administration Division offer a joint degree program leading to the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science (MS CTS). The program is designed to prepare dental school graduates with the skills required to combine their clinical knowledge with the knowledge and skills needed for careers as researchers in the clinical and translational sciences. Graduates will be eligible for further training in specialty programs and will be able to advance successfully to tenure-track positions in dental schools that require research for promotion.

Admissions Information

Contact Information

For questions regarding the Public Health portion of the application, please contact Brandon Sieglaff at or 312-996-6628.

For questions regarding the DMD portion of the degree, please contact the College of Dentistry directly.

Curriculum Information

For details on the curriculum for the Joint Degree program, please visit the Academics section of our website.

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