Preventive Dental Science


Application Fee: $150 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.

Master of Science

The M.Sc. program includes:

  • Preparation of a Master's thesis
  • Oral defence of research project
  • Presentation of research at an international forum
  • Submission of an article for publication based on research
  • Limited teaching in the undergraduate orthodontic clinic
  • Participation in outreach to under-served communities

Completion of the program provides eligibility to take the examinations of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).

Expected Duration

  • 3 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • D.M.D./D.D.S. degree (or equivalent)
  • CV/Resume
  • Biographical Sketch
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US / International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Summer 2022 June/July August 15, 2021 Not Open Yet



*Applicants should submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

Course Listings

Department Website

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
D113-790 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2