Compare Programs at Ostrow Online

Whether you’re choosing between a Master’s Degree or Certificate, you can view and compare our programs side-by-side below with important highlights and detailed course lists for each of our online dental programs.

Master of Science in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

For practicing dentists who want to learn more about a variety of issues focused on orofacial pain, medicine and sleep disorders.

The OFPOM Master’s is a 3-year program, with courses outlined by trimester.

  • Program Length — 37 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 18 Courses / 32.5 Units
  • Program Director — Glenn T. CLark, DDS, MS
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — DDS or equivalent

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Certificate in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

For graduates who want to learn more about a variety of issues focused on orofacial pain, medicine and sleep disorders.

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

  • Program Length — 12.5 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 8 Courses / 12.5 Units
  • Program Director — Glenn T. Clark, DDS, MS
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — DDS or equivalent

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Master of Science in Pain Medicine and Pain Science

For a wide variety of health professionals and non-clinicians focused on the treatment and knowledge of pain medicine through advanced research and education.

The PMED Master’s is a 3-year program, with courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.

  • Program Length* — 36 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 29 Courses / 36 Units
  • Program Director — Steven H. Richeimer, MD
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — Health Professionals, DDS, MS, BA/BS

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Certificates in Pain Medicine or Pain Science

For those who prefer a certificate we offer courses included in the Master’s program focused on the treatment and knowledge of pain medicine through advanced research and education.

The PMED and PSCI Certificates are 1-year programs, with courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.

  • Program Length* — 12.5 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 8 Courses / 12 Units
  • Program Director — Steven H. Richeimer, MD
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring
  • Prerequisites — Health Professionals, DDS, MS, BA/BS

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Master of Science in Geriatric Dentistry

For practicing dentists who want to learn more about a variety of issues while focusing on the unique dental needs of older adult patients.

The GDEN Master’s is a 3-year program, with courses outlined by trimester.

  • Program Length — 37 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 17 Courses / 30.5 Units
  • Program Director — Roseann Mulligan, DDS, MS
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — DDS or equivalent

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Certificate in Geriatric Dentistry

For graduates who want to learn more about a variety of issues while focusing on the unique dental needs of older adult patients.

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

  • Program Length — 12.5 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 8 Courses / 12 Units
  • Program Director — Roseann Mulligan, DDS, MS
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — DDS, RDH or equivalent

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Master of Science in Community Oral Health

Suitable for a wide variety of healthcare professionals focused on improving access to oral health care with a community-based approach.

The COH Master’s is a 2-year program, with courses outlined by trimester.

  • Program Length — 24 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 16 Courses / 30 Units
  • Program Director — Mina Habibian, DMD, MSc, PhD
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — BA/BS

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Certificate in Community Oral Health

For clinicians, educators and administrators to learn a variety of issues while focused on the unique needs of community health dental programs.

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

  • Program Length — 12 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 6 Courses / 13 Units
  • Program Director — Mina Habibian, DMD, MSc, PhD
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — BA/BS

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Certificate in Oral Pathology and Radiology

For practicing dentists who want to improve skills and gain experience in clinical, pathological, and radiological correlations with CBCT technology.

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

  • Program Length — 12 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 8 Courses / 12 Units
  • Program Director — Parish Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring
  • Prerequisites — DDS or equivalent

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Certificate in 
Community Oral Health

For clinicians, educators and administrators to learn a variety of issues while focused on the unique needs of community health dental programs.

The COH Certificate is a 1-year program, with courses available in the fall and spring trimesters. 

  • Program Length — 12 months (estimated)
  • Courses / Units — 6 Courses / 13 Units
  • Program Director — Mina Habibian, DMD, MSc, PhD
  • Rolling Admission — Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Prerequisites — BA/BS

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