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What will I learn?

The M.D.T. program blends a strong dental therapy education with the study of the biological, behavioral, and social sciences. It provides the didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences required for the assessment and treatment of specified dental procedures. Dental therapy students learn alongside the dental and dental hygiene students with whom they will work with after graduation.

Intake: Fall and Spring

Which department am I in?

School of Dentistry

Study options

Full Time (91 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$82,840.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2023


School of Dentistry

Moos Tower,

515 Delaware Street SE,



55455, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for graduate admission. The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.10.

For international students

The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.

Applicants must have a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree.

English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT – 92; IELTS Academic – 6.5; MELAB – 80; Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) – 59; Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) C1 Advanced – 180.


About University of Minnesota

UMN is one of the United States’ top public research institutions, where students gain a world-class education on a historic campus in a vibrant city.

  • 150+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate programs
  • Beautiful campus with the Mississippi River on site
  • World-class academics and close personal support throughout
  • Opportunities for scholarships and financial awards

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