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Orthodontics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 34 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Morgantown, WV, United States
The postgraduate program in Orthodontics from West Virginia University is designed to develop skilled practitioners who can easily transition into and manage a busy orthodontic practice.
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Overview

The goal of this Orthodontics program from West Virginia University is to teach a variety of treatment mechanics that are scientifically valid and let the residents make choices based on treatment needed on a case-by-case basis. Clinical experiences are diverse, including cleft lip and palate and orthognathic surgery cases.

An original master's thesis project is required and is designed to obtain results suitable for publication in a reputable dental journal.

Career

Graduates may choose to work in private practice or dental education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomechanics
  • Orthodontic Technique
  • Orthodontic Materials
  • Orthodontic Diagnosis
  • Orthodontic Mechanics
  • Growth and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 34 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits

    30 credits/year

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants must have submitted an application through ADEA PASS

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 34 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 34 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 34 months.
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Living costs for Morgantown

  • 775 - 1290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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