Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences

Graduate Programs



















The Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences offers MS and Interdisciplinary PhD graduate programs. Select one of the links below to learn more about which program might be the right career enhancement or educational opportunity for you.

To enhance your educational experience, you might consider the Master of Science in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences.

If you are a dentist considering an academic career or a scientist looking for an opportunity to link basic science with clinical research, you might consider our Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program.

If you are interested in dentistry and research, you might consider our Dual Degree DDS/PhD Program.

John Fife
For questions about the Graduate Programs contact
Erica Jackson

Brittany Carpenter
Danielle Gilbert

Matthew McCoy

Michael Ponikvar
Rachel Reed
Kristen Sander
Kip Sterling



Affiliated Ph.D. Students:

  Name: Coordinating Discipline: Co-Discipline: 2nd Co-Discipline
  Rachel Weiler Chemistry Pharmaceutical Sciences Oral and Craniofacial Sciences


Affiliated M.S. Students:

  Name: Discipline:  
  Xiaoxiang Ma Computer Science  
  Swathi Mahalakshmi Shastry Computer Science  

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
UMKC School of Dentistry - Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
650 E. 25th St., Room 3154
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Office Phone & Fax:
Phone: 816-235-2179
Fax: 816-235-5524