The Postgraduate Program in Dentistry (PPGO), concentration area in Dental Clinic, with Masters level started its activities in 2004 and so far is the only postgraduate program with Academic Masters in the southern region of the city of São Paulo. The program has 13 permanent professors, all PhDs.
The Master of Dentistry lasts 24 (twenty four) months from the initial date of enrollment, when 52 credits must be fulfilled (each credit corresponds to 15 hours of activity) divided into: compulsory disciplines (11 credits), optional disciplines (8 credits), teaching internship (2 credits), qualification (1 credit) and thesis defense (30 credits).
In line with UNIB mission of “To offer innovative and sustainable solutions, committed to the education and appreciation of the human being, proposing to meet the desires of people and organizations in the globalized world”, the objective of the Program is to prepare graduates who should develop ethical character and multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary professional profile. Based on the didactic-scientific training of the Program, it is intended to form individuals with competence to teach in national or international higher education institutions, as well as to guide Scientific Initiation work, monographs of completion of the course, master dissertations, as well as specialization, enabling the dissemination and application of knowledge generated for the benefit of society. In addition to activities aimed at solidarity with society, especially around the University, the Program has been seeking excellence through actions aiming at improving its faculty and research infrastructure, as well as its internationalization.