Collaborative specializations

You will need to complete some compulsory and elective courses as part of your graduate studies.

Some electives can be chosen from other faculties at the University of Toronto, and you can take part in a collaborative specialization program through the School of Graduate Studies.

The collaborative specializations available to dental students are:

Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care Across Life Course

You will tackle issues related to aging and palliative care with an emphasis of viewing aging as part of the life cycle. 

Biomedical Engineering

Based in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), you will integrate biological research with engineering and medicine. 

Cardiovascular Sciences

An intrinsic link has been made between oral health and cardiovascular health. Drawing upon one of our greatest strengths in research, you can explore the wonders of cardiovascular health research.

Global Health

From the community-level to the global community, in this program you can address the relationships between different levels of government and how policy interventions shape the future.

The Collaborative Program in Musculoskeletal Sciences (CPMS)

One of only two programs of its kind in North America, the Collaborative Program in Musculoskeletal Sciences (CPMS) prepares you to become a leading researcher in the field of musculoskeletal sciences. 

Collaborative Program in Neuroscience (CPIN)

Peering deep into the mysteries of the neurological system, you can help build upon Dentistry's strengths in pain and neuroscience research. 

Women's Health 

You can explore advanced interdisciplinary training in women's health towards the building of strong relationships between researchers and health practitioners across the University of Toronto's 10 affiliated hospitals.