Orthodontics MS

School of Dental Medicine

Program Description

Two advanced dental education programs are offered through the Department of Orthodontics. The programs, although not mutually exclusive, have different professional and educational objectives. The first of these is a 36-month clinical program that fulfills the educational requirements of the American Association of Orthodontics. In conjunction with the certificate program, a mandatory Master of Science in Orthodontics is pursued with clinical training. Residents earn a Certificate of Advanced Study in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree upon completion.

Program Contact

School of Dental Medicine Advanced Education Admissions Office
315 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: sdmpg@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6927

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 36 Hours


  • 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.