Directed Study or Research

School of Dental Medicine Policy

Postdoctoral and Graduate Students

Students may register for directed study or research with approval from the department chair and/or the research advisor. In the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, directed study and research courses at the 900 level must be passed with the grade of B or better. The minimum registration is a 2-credit course. A candidate for the MS or MSD degree may not register for more than 16 credits in directed study or research. A candidate for the DSc, DScD, or PhD degree may not register for more than 32 credits in directed study or research.