Application & Requirements for Post-doctoral Programs

PASS Application
Boston University Supplemental Application and Fee
Completing the Application Process for Specific Programs
Match for ORTHO, PEDO, OMS
OMS: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; NBME CBSE
NBDE Part 1
ADAT
TOEFL Requirements for Non-Native English Speakers
Supplemental Documents
Admitted Applicants: Required Official Documents
English proficiency requirements for Massachusetts Limited License
U.S. Social Security Number: AEGD
Additional Information

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in applying to a post-doctoral program at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

To be considered for admission to a post-doctoral program at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, an applicant must hold a DMD or DDS United States dental degree or its international equivalent. Current pre-doctoral students may start the application process during their final pre-doctoral year; however, the dental degree must be awarded before an admitted candidate can matriculate into a post-doctoral program.

Please review the detailed information below. If you have questions about the application process that are not answered here, please contact us.

Post-doctoral Admissions email: postadm@bu.edu

Admissions Office telephone: 617-638-4787


PASS Application

All applicants must submit the ADEA PASS application.

ADEA PASS is the American Dental Education Association Post-doctoral Application Support Service, http://www.adea.org/PASSapp/

For program-specific application information, review the listing for your program of interest in the ADEA PASS Search Engine, http://programpages.passweb.org/search .

ADEA PASS Customer Service Representatives can answer questions specific to the PASS application.

Evaluations/References/Recommendations

PASS requires the Institution Evaluation Form (IEF) and a minimum of two PEF (Professional Evaluation Form) assessments for application submission.

A submitted application that contains the minimum PASS required assessments (the IEF and 2 PEFs) is considered complete and will be reviewed. Applications with 3 PEF applicant assessments are preferred by Boston University, as they provide the reviewer with more information to consider in the admission decision.  Submission of up to 4 PEFs is permissible through PASS.

Boston University recommends submission of the following assessments through PASS:

  • Institutional Evaluation Form (IEF)—required
  • Professional Evaluation Form (PEF)—2 required; 3 recommended; up to 4 will be accepted

The PEF is suitable for assessments of performance in an academic, clinical, or research setting.

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Boston University Supplemental Application and Fee

All applicants must submit the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine supplemental application and application fee.  A separate supplemental application for each specialty is required, for those applying to more than one program. Access to the supplemental application is provided to the applicant by Admissions via email after the PASS application has been received at Boston University. No link to the supplemental application is posted online. The PASS application must be received by the Admissions office before the supplemental application email can be issued. We request completion of the supplemental application within two weeks after receipt of the email.

Each specialty department offers several options for post-doctoral certificates and degrees; in the supplemental application you will indicate which degree program interests you. You will have the opportunity to provide a brief statement (1,000 characters) describing your professional and academic goals, and how post-doctoral study at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will help you achieve them.  If you have any affiliation with the University, you may also provide that information in the supplemental application.

Upon completion of the supplemental application, you will be directed to a secure online payment system to pay the institutional application fee using a debit or credit card. The application fee is nonrefundable and is not credited toward any charges when an accepted applicant registers as a student.

  • $75 application fee for domestic applicants (U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents)
  • $105 application fee for international applicants (non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents)

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Completing the Application Process for Specific Programs

The application review is performed by the program department. Departments require the completion of the application before they begin review of the applicant’s credentials. We recommend that you complete your application as early as possible.

Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted by the department. Evaluative interviews are part of the application process required by most departments for candidates of interest. An interview does not guarantee acceptance into a program.

Official admissions decisions and application communications are conveyed to the applicant through Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Post-doctoral Admissions.  The email address you provide in your PASS application is the primary means of communication for post-doctoral admissions.  We recommend that you adjust your email settings to allow messages from @bu.edu addresses to ensure that communications regarding the application process are not automatically transferred to your spam or junk mail folder.

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Program-Specific Requirements

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ORTHO, PEDO, OMS Residencies: Match required

Match: Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program

The post-doctoral Dental Matching Program is administered by National Matching Services Inc., www.natmatch.com/dentres/. Match registration information is available through PASS.  Match is required in addition to PASS for the following Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine post-doctoral degree and certificate programs:

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency programs*

* Match is not required for the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Pre-Residency Internship Program.

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ENDO: NBDE Part 1 required for all applicants

All applicants to Boston University Endodontics programs, including internationally-educated applicants, are required to demonstrate passage of the NBDE Part 1.

Internationally-educated applicants must upload their NBDE Part 1 results to their ADEA PASS application using the “Additional Documents” section. Please submit at the time of your ADEA PASS application submission, using either the “Undergraduate transcript” or “Curriculum Vitae or Resume” upload sections. Alternatively, international applicants may submit a scan of their NBDE Part 1 results to Postdoctoral Admissions by e-mail to postadm@bu.edu. Please include your name, PASS ID and program of interest on all correspondence.

For U.S.-educated applicants, the NBDE Part 1 result is reported in PASS through the Institutional Evaluation Form, which is sufficient for application purposes.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Programs

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine offers an array of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery programs that are represented by three ADEA PASS designations: OMS234, OMS2009 and OMS2004.  Program admissions and application requirements differ; refer to the appropriate program designation instructions below.

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OMFS Degree and Residency Programs – OMS234 PASS Designation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Research and Combined Residency-Research Programs, Program-Specific Requirements

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery PASS designation OMS234 includes OMS residency certificate, research degree and combined residency-research programs.  Applicants receive an email with a link to the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine supplemental application in which to indicate the residency certificate, research degree or combined residency-research program of interest.  The certificate awarded at the completion of the residency is the CAGS, or Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study.

 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery research-only programs are open to graduates of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency certificate programs who wish to earn a research degree.  Match, NBDE Part 1 and NBME CBSE are not required for research-only degree program applicants; application requirements include the PASS OMS234 application submission and the Boston University supplemental application.

MSD (12 m research)
DScD (36 m research)

 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program is open only to graduates of U.S. and Canadian dental schools accredited by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.  Application requirements include the PASS OMS234 application submission with NBDE Part 1 and NBME CBSE results, participation in Match, and the Boston University supplemental application.

CAGS (48 m residency)

 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Combined Residency-Research
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency-research programs are open only to graduates of U.S. and Canadian dental schools accredited by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.  Application requirements include the PASS OMS234 application submission with NBDE Part 1 and NBME CBSE results, participation in Match, and the Boston University supplemental application.

CAGS & MSD (60 month total = 48 m residency & 12 m research)
CAGS & DScD (84 month total = 48 m residency & 36 m research)

 

NBDE Part 1: Passage of the National Dental Board Examination Part I (NBDE Part 1) is required for all applicants to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and combined residency-research programs.

NBME CBSE: National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score submission is required for OMS residency and combined residency-research programs. Upload your National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score to your PASS application using the Additional Documents section, by attaching the scanned NBME CBSE report to your Curriculum Vitae.  If you already submitted your PASS application without the NBME CBSE report, you may email your scanned document to postadm@bu.edu .  Include your name, PASS ID and program of interest on all correspondence.

Match: Participation in Match is required for applicants to Boston University residency and residency-research programs with PASS designation OMS234.

Note:  Applicants to Boston University residency and residency-research programs (PASS designation OMS234) who are not placed through Match automatically are considered for the Boston University pre-residency non-degree internship program.  It is not necessary for residency applicants to submit an additional PASS application or Boston University supplemental application specifically for the OMS2004 pre-residency non-degree internship program.

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MD – OMFS Residency – OMS2009 PASS Designation

Doctor of Medicine and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Program-Specific Requirements

The MD – OMFS Residency program application is open only to graduates of accredited U.S. and Canadian dental schools who have also graduated from an accredited U.S. or Canadian undergraduate institution.  Applicants must satisfy Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) admission requirements (http://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/admissions/application-process/requirements/) except the MCAT is not required, nor are undergraduate institution letters of recommendation.  Applications for the 72-month Boston University School of Medicine/Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine MD – OMFS Residency program are submitted through ADEA PASS designation OMS2009.

Upload the following documents to your PASS application using the Additional Documents section:

If you already have submitted your PASS application without the additional documents described above, you may email your scanned documents (CV, NBME CBSE results, unofficial undergraduate transcript and advanced degree transcripts) to postadm@bu.edu .  Include your name, PASS ID and program of interest on all correspondence.

Match: Participation in Match is required for applicants to the Boston University Doctor of Medicine and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, PASS designation OMS2009.

NBDE Part 1: Passage of the National Dental Board Examination Part I (NBDE Part 1) is required for all applicants the Boston University Doctor of Medicine and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program.

Submission of the MD – OMFS Residency Boston University program-specific supplemental application is required: applicants are emailed a link to the supplemental application by Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Postdoctoral Admissions following submission of the PASS designation OMS2009 application. The Boston University MD – OMFS Residency program-specific supplemental application does not include a supplemental fee.

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OMFS Pre-Residency Internship – OMS2004 PASS Designation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Pre-Residency One-Year Non-Degree Internship, Program-Specific Requirements

International dentists may apply for the one-year pre-residency non-degree OMS program, the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Pre-Residency Internship.  Match, NBDE Part 1 and NBME CBSE are not required for international applicants to the non-degree pre-residency internship.  Application requirements include the PASS OMS2004 application submission and the Boston University supplemental application.

Note: PASS designation OMS234 residency and residency-research program applicants who are not placed through Match automatically are considered for the Boston University pre-residency non-degree internship program, PASS designation OMS2004.  It is not necessary for residency applicants to submit an additional PASS application or Boston University supplemental application specifically for the OMS2004 pre-residency non-degree internship program.

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NBDE Part 1 Results

Passage of the NBDE Part 1 is required for U.S.-educated applicants for all Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine post-doctoral programs. The NBDE Part 1 result is reported in PASS through the Institutional Evaluation Form for U.S.-educated applicants.

Endodontics: Passage of the NBDE Part 1 is required for all applicants to Boston University Endodontics programs, including internationally-educated applicants. International applicants may submit a scanned copy of their NBDE results to Postdoctoral Admissions by e-mail to: postadm@bu.edu.  Please include your name, PASS ID and program of interest on all correspondence.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency: Passage of the NBDE Part I is required for all Oral Surgery Residency program applicants: U.S. and Canadian dental school graduates.

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ADAT Advanced Dental Admission Test

The ADAT (Advanced Dental Admission Test) is not required for admission to any Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine post-doctoral programs.  If ADAT scores are uploaded to the PASS application, the test results may be considered as a component of the applicant’s credentials.

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TOEFL Requirements for Non-Native English Speakers

All applicants must be proficient in the English language in order to be considered for admission. Applicants to post-doctoral programs whose first language is not English must provide valid TOEFL scores.  TOEFL score reports must be no more than two years old.  Applicants should self-report their TOEFL results in the PASS application.

The Internet-based TOEFL has four subsections, with a grading scale for each section from 1 to 30 (30 being the best possible score). Boston University considers the score for each section rather than the total iBT score.

Boston University minimum TOEFL scores are Listening – 18; Reading – 21; Speaking – 23; Writing – 22.

TOEFL Requirements for Boston University Admissions

Boston University Admissions Requirements Listening Reading Speaking Writing Total
BU min BU min BU min BU min BU min
iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) 18 21 23 22 subtest scores are considered
PBT (Paper-based TOEFL) 550

Because the PASS application reflects the TOEFL total score only, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Post-doctoral Admissions requests that international applicants submit full TOEFL results, including subtest scores. The applicant has the opportunity to enter TOEFL section scores in the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Supplemental Application.  A scanned unofficial TOEFL report issued to the applicant is sufficient for the application process:  the applicant may upload TOEFL results into the PASS application as an attachment to a curriculum vitae document, or scan and email a TOEFL score report to postadm@bu.edu. Please include your name, PASS ID and program of interest on all correspondence.

Upon receiving an offer of admission, enrolling international students must arrange to have an official TOEFL score report sent directly from the test agency to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Admissions. U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents are not required to submit TOEFL scores. International applicants who have earned a degree from a U.S. or English-speaking Canadian university may be exempted from the TOEFL requirement.

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English Proficiency Requirements for Massachusetts Limited License

A Massachusetts Limited License is necessary for rotations at affiliated sites for these programs:

  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Programs
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry

If the dental degree instruction was in a language other than English, qualifying TOEFL or IELTS scores must be submitted with the license application after admission.  IELTS is considered for license application, but is not valid for Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine admissions.

English proficiency requirements for the Massachusetts Limited License are displayed in the table below.  Note that the Massachusetts requirements differ from Boston University admissions requirements.

English proficiency requirements for Massachusetts Limited License

Massachusetts Limited Licensure Requirements Listening Reading Speaking Writing Total
Mass. minimum Mass. minimum Mass. minimum Mass. minimum Mass. minimum
iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) 17 21 24 25 90
PBT (Paper-based TOEFL) 577
IELTS IELTS may be used for licensure, but is not valid for GSDM admissions. 7.0

International applicants enrolling in a clinical program that requires a Massachusetts Limited License must meet combined Boston University and Massachusetts Limited License minimum TOEFL requirements of Listening – 18; Reading – 21; Speaking – 24; Writing – 25, and Total Score – 90.

Combined TOEFL requirements for Boston University Admissions and Massachusetts Limited License

Boston University Admissions & Massachusetts Limited Licensure Combined Requirements Listening Reading Speaking Writing Total
iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) 18 21 24 25 90
PBT (Paper-based TOEFL) 577

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Supplemental Documents

Submission of the PASS application and the Boston University supplemental application fulfills the application materials requirements for most post-doctoral programs; special additional requirements (Match, NBME CBSE, TOEFL) are described above.  Applicants should not submit additional supporting documents directly to the admissions office;  these are not required prior to admission.  If you wish to submit an additional document beyond your PASS application, please scan as a PDF and email the document or update to postadm@bu.edu. Supporting materials include:

Curriculum Vitae/CV/Résumé

Applicants are encouraged to include a curriculum vitae in the PASS application, which accommodates the applicant’s upload of a CV document.  Applicants who are required to submit additional materials may combine the CV and other documents into one upload (e.g., OMS residency applicants may submit NBME CBSE scores as a part of the CV document).

Undergraduate transcript (applicants educated in the U.S. and Canada)

The PASS application accommodates the applicant’s upload of the undergraduate transcript.  Applicants may combine documents and upload advanced degree transcripts here as well. An unofficial, student-issued undergraduate transcript is sufficient for the application process.

Advanced degree or certificate transcript/s
The PASS application accommodates the applicant’s upload of a transcript (see above) and applicants may combine documents and upload advanced degree transcripts with undergraduate transcripts.  An unofficial, student-issued transcript is sufficient for the application process; you may upload academic transcripts from advanced degree or CAGS programs in which you have enrolled. Do not include continuing education certificates.

TOEFL Score Report
International applicants must take the TOEFL exam and report their scores in the PASS application and the Boston University supplemental application.  An official score report should be submitted to Boston University only after an offer of admission is made. An unofficial copy of a score report issued to the applicant is suitable for application purposes.  Admitted international applicants must have official TOEFL scores sent to Boston University by the testing agency; be aware that ETS will not distribute TOEFL scores reports requested more than two years after the test date.

Boston University English proficiency TOEFL minimum requirements

iBT (Internet based TOEFL) minimum scores: 22 Writing, 23 Speaking, 21 Reading, 18 Listening.

PBT (Paper-based TOEFL) minimum total score: 550.

NBDE Part 1 results
Passage of the NBDE Part 1 is required for U.S.-educated applicants.  The NBDE is optional for international applicants, with the exception of applicants to the Endodontics programs.  Submission of passing test results for the NBDE Part 1 is required for all applicants to Boston University Endodontics post-doctoral programs, including international applicants.

For U.S.-educated applicants, the NBDE 1 result is reported in PASS through the Institutional Evaluation form.  International applicants who have taken the NBDE Part 1 may submit an unofficial copy of their results to Post-doctoral Admissions to support their application.  Official results for enrolling international applicants who have taken the NDBE Part 1 should be submitted to Post-doctoral Admissions after an offer of admission is made.

Unofficial documents may be submitted via email, fax, or postal mail:
PREFERRED: Email scanned documents to postadm@bu.edu
Fax 617-638-4798
Mail:
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Post-doctoral Admissions
100 East Newton Street, Suite G305
Boston, MA 02118 USA

Documents that are scanned, emailed or faxed are considered unofficial. Documents must be submitted to Post-doctoral Admissions directly from the issuing agency in order to be considered official. Materials submitted become part of the applicant’s record and will not be returned.

Official documents are required only for accepted, enrolling applicants.

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Admitted Applicants: Required Official Documents

Admitted applicants must submit official documents to complete their student file prior to matriculation.  Materials submitted become part of the enrolling applicant’s record and will not be returned.

Admitted applicants are encouraged to request that the institution or testing agency mail official documents directly to them; the enrolling student should keep the documents in the sealed envelopes to maintain the official status of the materials.  Once all the documents are collected, the entering student should submit the complete packet to Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Post-doctoral Admissions.

Official documents must be delivered to Post-doctoral Admissions in the sealed envelopes from the document issuer (registrar, testing agency, credential translator, etc.).

Official documents for admitted, enrolling applicants must be mailed to:
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Post-doctoral Admissions
100 East Newton Street, Suite G305
Boston, MA 02118 USA

Please note that the following do not qualify as official documentation:

  • Documents previously submitted to PASS as application materials (test results, self-reported information, transcripts, etc.) do not qualify as official documentation.  Admissions receives only scans, not actual documents.
  • Faxes, scans, photocopies, PDFs, photographs and electronic reports do not qualify as official documentation.
  • Unsealed reports issued to the applicant do not qualify as official documentation.
  • Student-issued transcripts or test results do not qualify as official documentation.

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Enrolling U.S. Educated Post-doctoral Students Required Documents

Dental school transcript: Official, final dental degree-conferring transcript sent directly from your dental school to Post-doctoral Admissions, or issued to the student and left in the sealed envelope with stamp or signature across the seal from the institution.  If your program requires you to obtain a Massachusetts Limited License, please submit an additional official transcript according to the instructions of your program department.

Undergraduate transcript: Official degree-conferring bachelor’s transcript sent directly from your undergraduate institution to Post-doctoral Admissions or issued to the student and left in the sealed envelope with stamp or signature across the seal from the institution.

Official advanced degree transcript/s, if relevant.

NBDE Part 1 official results: National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Part 1 official report sent directly from the testing agency to Post-doctoral Admissions, or in a sealed envelope from the testing agency.

Background check: admitted applicants will receive an email from Certiphi Screening Incorporated with instructions.

U.S. Social Security Number: If accepted into AEGD, the applicant must obtain a U.S. Social Security Number prior to the start of the program.

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Enrolling Internationally-Educated Post-doctoral Students Required Documents

Dental school transcript: Official, final dental degree-conferring transcript sent directly from your dental school to Post-doctoral Admissions , or issued to the entering student and left in the sealed envelope with stamp or signature across the seal from the institution.  If the transcript does not indicate the date your dental degree was conferred, also submit a notarized photocopy of your dental diploma.

Official advanced degree transcript/s, if relevant.

Course-by-course transcript translation and evaluation from ECE or WES: Official transcript evaluation sent directly from ECE or WES to Post-doctoral Admissions or issued to the entering student and left in the sealed envelope with stamp or signature across the seal from ECE or WES.

TOEFL: Official TOEFL score report sent directly from ETS, Educational Testing Service, to Post-doctoral Admissions, or issued to the entering student and left in the sealed envelope from the testing agency.

  • TOEFL Institution code 3081
  • TOEFL Department code 38
  • Boston University English proficiency requirements: internet based TOEFL (iBT) minimum subsection scores of 22 Writing, 23 Speaking, 21 Reading, and 18 Listening.

Background check: admitted applicants will receive an email from Certiphi Screening Incorporated with instructions.

AEGD: U.S. Social Security Number: If accepted into AEGD, the applicant must obtain a U.S. Social Security Number prior to the start of the program.

Immigration documents: Admitted international students (not U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents) must submit documentation as required by the Boston University International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). See the ISSO website, www.bu.edu/isso/students/prospective/admissions/index.html for detailed requirements. The ISSO begins issuing I-20 documents for entering dental students in February. Please check with Postdoctoral Admissions for further details.  All immigration documents should be submitted to Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Post-doctoral Admissions.  Questions should be directed to Post-doctoral Admissions.  Required immigration documents include:

  • International Student Data Form (ISDF)
  • Financial Documents demonstrating your ability to pay for your expenses at Boston University, or evidence of financial sponsorship. The amount of funding that must be demonstrated is based on tuition and fees from the previous academic year; be aware that tuition and fees increase from one academic year to the next.
  • Passport data page photocopy, copies of all prior U.S. immigration documents, and copies of the passports and immigration documents of any dependents who will be travelling to the U.S. with you.

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Massachusetts Limited License Requirements

A Massachusetts Limited License is necessary for rotations at affiliated sites for certain programs:

  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Programs
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry

Admitted applicants should check with your program to inquire when the application for a Limited License will be required and what procedures you should follow to assemble documents.  Documents requested by Admissions are for completion of the application record and are required for matriculation eligibility, so you may need to request additional official score reports and transcripts for your licensure application.

Massachusetts Limited Licensure English proficiency
For Massachusetts licensure, if the admitted applicant’s dental degree is from a school where instruction (written or oral) was in a language other than English, documentation of a qualifying TOEFL score or qualifying Academic Format International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score must be submitted with the license application for the programs listed above.  Requirements for English proficiency for licensure are different from Boston University admissions requirements.  IELTS results are considered for Massachusetts licensure, but TOEFL scores are required for Boston University admissions consideration, while IELTS is not accepted for admissions consideration.

Massachusetts Limited Licensure English proficiency requirements

Licensure requirements differ from Boston University admissions requirements. Listening Reading Speaking Writing Total
iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) 17 21 24 25 90
PBT (Paper-based TOEFL) Different TOEFL scores are required to obtain a Massachusetts Limited License than for admission. 577
IELTS IELTS may be used for licensure, but not for admissions. 7.0

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U.S. Social Security Number: AEGD

Applicants accepted into AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) must obtain a U.S. Social Security Number prior to the start of the program. Contact the program administrator for instructions.

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Additional Information

Applying to more than one specialty
Individuals who submit a PASS application for more than one specialty are required to complete a Boston University supplemental application for each PASS specialty designation.

Reapplicants
Individuals who applied during a prior admissions cycle and who wish to reapply must submit a new PASS application for the current cycle. No documents are maintained by Admissions from previous cycles.

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