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phone: 304-293-7101

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Program Description

The Department of Restorative Dentistry offers a three-year advanced education Master of Science program. The purpose of this program is to train well qualified dentists in all aspects of prosthodontics. Advanced training in prosthodontics consists of an integrated educational program designed to provide both knowledge in the dentally applied basic sciences and experience in the clinical science of prosthodontics. These include but are not limited to, complete denture prosthodontics, removable partial denture prosthodontics, fixed partial denture prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthetics and dental implantology. A series of structured didactic and clinical courses provides the student with the level of knowledge and skill development necessary to practice prosthodontics as a specialty and to prepare for a career in teaching and research.

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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