M.Sc. On Campus

Dentistry - Orthodontics

University of Michigan

36 months
49548 USD/year
49548 USD/year
24772 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Graduate study in Dentistry - Orthodontics at the University of Michigan is available for selected candidates who wish to specialize in the field. The faculty of the orthodontic graduate program intends to produce leaders in orthodontics, whether in clinical practice, teaching, or research.


The graduate program in Dentistry - Orthodontics at the University of Michigan, established in 1923, is the oldest degree granting orthodontics program in the world. 

It has historically played and continues to play a strong leadership role by providing the research and academic direction to the profession.

Program Description

The Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry initiated the world renowned Moyers Symposium in 1973, which is cosponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Human Growth and Development. 

This is the preeminent clinical research symposium in the profession. The orthodontic program maintains and continues to utilize the unique radiographic and dental cast records from the Michigan Growth Study for important research studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Orthodontics
  • Cephalometrics
  • Mechanics of Ortho Materials
  • Mineralized Tissues
  • Research in Orthodontics
  • Principles of Occlusal Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


100 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successfully complete all didactic courses and assignments related to aspects of scientific methodology including the critical evaluation of published papers
  • Completing a novel research project culminating in a thesis that satisfies the requirement of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully deliver all aspects of clinical orthodontics. This includes satisfying the completed case requirement established by the faculty
  • Satisfactory completion of comprehensive examinations, case displays and OSCEs

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49548 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    49548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49548 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    24772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24772 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Ann Arbor

1025 - 1870 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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