M.Sc. Online

Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

37 months
1995 USD/credit 20704 USD/year
1995 USD/credit 20704 USD/year
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If you are interested in TMJ, TMD, headaches, or Sleep Apnea, consider applying to the Online Master of Science in OFPOM. This Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine MSc program at University of Southern California is a unique and innovative opportunity for practicing dentists who want to learn more about a wide variety of issues while focusing on Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine.


The Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine MSc program at University of Southern California endorses the vision, mission, and values of the USC’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. 

Core principles:

  • We are dental health professionals with an emphasis on oral health promotion, risk assessment and disease prevention.
  • We strive to be excellent diagnosticians.
  • We endorse evidence-based treatments and therapeutics that optimize patient and community health and well being.
  • Our educational mission is to train clinicians worldwide about the 350+ diseases that comprise the areas of orofacial pain, oral medicine and dental sleep medicine.
  • We are committed to improving the health of all people through education, training, innovation and discovery.
  • We strive to instill in our students the qualities of scholarship, leadership, and character that mark the true oral health professional.
  • We expect our graduates to demonstrate compassion and concern for their patients and for them to be life-long learners who seek the best solutions to their patients’ problems.
  • We celebrate and endorse religious, cultural and international diversity to optimize full participation of our students, staff and faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soft Tissue Disease for Dental Residents
  • Bony Pathology, Radiology and Advanced Imaging for Dental Residents
  • Systems Physiology, Motor Disorders and Sleep Apnea for Dental Residents
  • Soft Tissue Disease for Dental Residents
  • Case Portfolio Preparation by Online OFPOM Residents
  • TMD, Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Physical Therapy for Dental Residents

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 37 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • USC application for admission;
  • Two recommendations from undergraduate professors familiar with your work;
  • Statement of purpose;
  • GRE and TOEFL score (if international).
  • Academic records from all post-secondary schools attended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 37 months.
  • National

    20704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1995 USD per credit during 37 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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