Certificate in Oral Pathology and Radiology

If you are interested in the clinical and didactic skills necessary to evaluate and manage patients with oral diseases, consider applying to the Online Certificate in Oral Pathology and Radiology.  This program is a unique and innovative opportunity for practicing dentist who want to improve skills and gain expertise in clinical, pathological, and radiological correlations, CBCT technology and applications, clinical diagnosis, and management to directly impact clinical practice.

The OPR Certificate is a 1-year program, with courses outlined by trimester.

Application Deadlines

Fall – July 15th
Spring – November 15th


We are accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and University Committee of Academic Review (UCAR). We are not accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). We do not provide stipends nor is this a clinical training program.

Program Details

Program Length*12 months (estimated)
Courses / Units8 Courses / 12 Units
Program DirectorParish Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS
Rolling AdmissionFall, Spring
PrerequisitesDDS, RDH or equivalent
Student TypeUS / International Dentists
Program TypePart-Time
Delivery Format90% online learning, 10% educational activities
Typical Week2-3 streaming video lectures, 1 live video conference, online quizzes
Employment ImpactAble to work full-time with courses
In-Person BootcampSummer only, 1 week
Capstone ProjectPrepare and present research paper with systematic review on a related topic
Estimated Tuition*$2,244 per unit

*Following the approved program of study. Actual completion times vary depending on the length of time required to complete all of the program courses.
**Tuition adjusted annually

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In-Person Courses

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