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Application for the Dental Medicine Scientist Training Program (DMD/PhD) - DMSTP Application


This combined degree program is designed for outstanding students who wish to become dentist scientists and pursue research careers in an academic environment. The curriculum typically is completed in seven to eight years. Stipends of $22,000 per year and tuition, paid by a number of sources including a NIH/NIDCR T32 institutional training grant, are also provided for DMD/PhD students. More information can be found at


Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores less than five years old (US Version) are required for admission into the first-year class. Preference is given to applicants who have completed four years of college work and have earned a baccalaureate degree. In rare circumstances a minimum of three years of exemplary college work (90 semester hours) to include exceptional science GPA and DAT scores may be considered.  

Application Process

Applicants must complete the AADSAS application and the MUSC Supplemental Application before application materials will be reviewed and the applicant will be considered for an interview. For detailed information about admissions and the application process, please go to the Dental Medicine admissions webpage at

Application Deadlines

Start TermApplication TypeAvailableDeadline
Summer 2017RegularJuly 1, 2016Jan 15, 2017

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Last Published with Edits:June 9, 2016 9:03 AM
Last Comprehensive Review:June 2016

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