Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required: 189

Required Courses:

OHSC 8011Molecular Oral and Craniofacial Biology1
OHSC 8012Advanced Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics1
OHSC 8013Introduction to Evidence-Based Dentistry1
OHSC 8014Clinical Anatomy of the Head and Neck1
OHSC 8015Research Methodology and Study Design1
OHSC 8016Cases in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology1
OHSC 8017Oral Microbiology and Immunology1
OHSC 8018Biostatistics1
OHSC 8019Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology1
OHSC 8033Bioethics and Critical Thinking in Dentistry1
OHSC 9991Research in Oral Health Sciences 114
OHSC 9993Master's Research Qualifying Examination1
OHSC 9996Master's Thesis in Oral Biology1
ORTG 8400Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Conference 116
ORTG 8401Orthodontic Technique Lab6
ORTG 8403Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Plan Seminar2
ORTG 8404Orthodontic Biomechanics2
ORTG 8407History of Orthodontics1
ORTG 8408Craniofacial Cephalometrics3
ORTG 8410Current Literature Review 14
ORTG 8414Growth and Development of the Craniofacial Complex2
ORTG 8416Clinical Biomechanics1
ORTG 8417Introduction to Basic Principles of Orthodontics (Lab)2
ORTG 8418Introduction to Basic Principles of Orthodontics (Seminar)3
ORTG 8419Orthodontic Principles and Techniques 13
ORTG 84213-D Imaging and Computer Generated Orthodontics2
ORTG 8423Progress Conference and Case Review 14
ORTG 8424Biology of Tooth Movement2
ORTG 8425Classic Literature Review1
ORTG 8426Multidisciplinary and Adult Orthodontics2
ORTG 8427American Board of Orthodontics Preparation Course2
ORTG 8428ABO Mock Boards1
ORTG 8430Advance Orthodontic Principles and Techniques 14
ORTG 8431Thesis; Scientific Writing and Preparation Course 11
ORTG 8513Operations Management for Orthodontic Practice II2
ORTG 9487Dento-Facial Anomolies Conference 14
ORTG 9489Extracurricular Education 18
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic 154
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic 123
PERG 8350Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Dental Treatment Planning Grand Rounds 18
Total Credit Hours189

Proposed Plan of Study Outlined by Year and Term

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
OHSC 8013Introduction to Evidence-Based Dentistry1
OHSC 8015Research Methodology and Study Design1
OHSC 8017Oral Microbiology and Immunology1
OHSC 8018Biostatistics1
OHSC 8019Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology1
OHSC 9991Research in Oral Health Sciences14
OHSC 9993Master's Research Qualifying Examination1
ORTG 8400Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Conference14
ORTG 8401Orthodontic Technique Lab6
ORTG 8403Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Plan Seminar2
ORTG 8404Orthodontic Biomechanics2
ORTG 8407History of Orthodontics1
ORTG 8408Craniofacial Cephalometrics3
ORTG 8410Current Literature Review11
ORTG 8414Growth and Development of the Craniofacial Complex2
ORTG 8417Introduction to Basic Principles of Orthodontics (Lab)2
ORTG 8418Introduction to Basic Principles of Orthodontics (Seminar)3
ORTG 8419Orthodontic Principles and Techniques12
ORTG 8431Thesis; Scientific Writing and Preparation Course 11
ORTG 9487Dento-Facial Anomolies Conference11
ORTG 9489Extracurricular Education12
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic112
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic16
PERG 8350Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Dental Treatment Planning Grand Rounds12
 Term Credit Hours62
Spring
OHSC 8011Molecular Oral and Craniofacial Biology1
OHSC 8012Advanced Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics1
OHSC 8014Clinical Anatomy of the Head and Neck1
OHSC 8016Cases in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology1
OHSC 8033Bioethics and Critical Thinking in Dentistry1
OHSC 9991Research in Oral Health Sciences14
ORTG 8400Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Conference14
ORTG 8410Current Literature Review11
ORTG 8419Orthodontic Principles and Techniques11
ORTG 84213-D Imaging and Computer Generated Orthodontics2
ORTG 8423Progress Conference and Case Review11
ORTG 8424Biology of Tooth Movement2
ORTG 8513Operations Management for Orthodontic Practice II2
ORTG 9487Dento-Facial Anomolies Conference11
ORTG 9489Extracurricular Education12
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic112
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic14
PERG 8350Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Dental Treatment Planning Grand Rounds12
 Term Credit Hours43
Year 2
Fall
OHSC 9991Research in Oral Health Sciences14
ORTG 8400Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Conference14
ORTG 8410Current Literature Review11
ORTG 8423Progress Conference and Case Review12
ORTG 8425Classic Literature Review1
ORTG 8426Multidisciplinary and Adult Orthodontics2
ORTG 8430Advance Orthodontic Principles and Techniques12
ORTG 9487Dento-Facial Anomolies Conference11
ORTG 9489Extracurricular Education12
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic112
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic16
PERG 8350Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Dental Treatment Planning Grand Rounds12
 Term Credit Hours39
Spring
OHSC 9991Research in Oral Health Sciences12
OHSC 9996Master's Thesis in Oral Biology1
ORTG 8400Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Conference14
ORTG 8410Current Literature Review11
ORTG 8416Clinical Biomechanics1
ORTG 8423Progress Conference and Case Review11
ORTG 8427American Board of Orthodontics Preparation Course2
ORTG 8430Advance Orthodontic Principles and Techniques12
ORTG 9487Dento-Facial Anomolies Conference11
ORTG 9489Extracurricular Education12
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic112
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic14
PERG 8350Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Dental Treatment Planning Grand Rounds12
 Term Credit Hours35
Summer
ORTG 8428ABO Mock Boards1
ORTG 9587Graduate Orthodontic Clinic16
ORTG 9588Graduate Orthodontic Screening Clinic13
 Term Credit Hours10
 Total Credit Hours: 189