M.S. and Certificate in Orthodontics

Fall 2024 Enrollment

Applications will be accepted May 10 - August 15, 2023.

Interviews: October 13 & 16, 2023 (by invitation)

Program Start Date: July 1, 2024; Mandatory orientation activities take place the week prior

Class size: 6/year
Degree: Master of Science, Certificate in Orthodontics
Program Length: 36 Months

About the Program


Since 1947, this program has prepared graduates for a career in clinical and/or academic orthodontics.  At the end of this 36-month program, residents are awarded with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree conferred by the University at Buffalo Graduate School.  Residents complete the written examination of American Board of Orthodontics examination before graduation and are encouraged to obtain board certification.


Domestic and internationally-trained dentists are eligible to apply to this program.

General Admissions Requirements

The University sets general admissions requirements for graduate study.  These include letters of recommendation; a minimum undergraduate GPA; and demonstration of English Language proficiency for international applicants. Please refer to the General Admissions Requirements page for full details.

Program-specific requirements are described on this page.


Advanced Education Admissions
EMAIL: sdmpg@buffalo.edu

We encourage you to submit questions via our prospective student inquiry form

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