Study Dentistry at UCSF
Challenging curriculum, hands-on training, influential research. Your path to earning your DDS degree starts here.
Our four-year predoctoral program combines challenging class work with research opportunities and substantial clinical training.
International Dentist Pathway
The two-year (eight-quarter) International Dentist Pathway prepares dentists from abroad for licensure in the United States.
MS in Dental Hygiene
The MS program is tailored to dental hygienists who wish to undertake rigorous scholarship, learn teaching skills and assume leadership positions.
The concurrent DDS/MBA program allows you to earn a master's in business administration from the University of San Francisco while pursuing your DDS degree at UCSF.
PhD in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Program targets dentists interested in research, academia
Interprofessional Health Post-Bac Certificate Program
If you need more preparation before applying to dental school, or you've previously applied unsuccessfully, this structured program will help you become a more competitive applicant.
Craniofacial Orthodontics Fellowship
This one-year ADA-accredited fellowship program, for dentists who have completed residency in orthodontics, is designed to provide advanced training and skills for the multidisciplinary management of care for individuals with craniofacial anomalies and special care needs.
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