MS in Dentistry - Periodontics


The advanced education program in Periodontics is to develop specialists with a sound academic background on which to base clinical treatment, research, and teaching. All candidates must complete a structured curriculum in the College of Dental Medicine (M.S.D.. - Master of Science in Dentistry) to receive a Certificate in Periodontics.


Applicants must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. An applicant is expected to demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Application Process

Applicants are encouraged to contact the program directly. Contact Dr. Joe W. Krayer (Director, Post-Doctoral Periodontics) by email at or by phone at (843) 792-7612.

Additional information can be found at