Master of Science in

Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine

If you are interested in TMD, headaches, neuropathies, Sleep Apnea, oral medicine, or intraoral pathology, consider applying to the Online 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.

Application Deadlines

Fall – July 15th
Spring – November 15th
Summer – April 15th


We are accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), University Committee of Academic Review (UCAR), and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. 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*37 months (estimated)
Courses / Units18 Courses / 32.5 Units
Program DirectorGlenn T. Clark, DDS, MS
Rolling AdmissionFall, Spring, Summer
PrerequisitesDDS (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 words words words
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

Master Program Curriculum

Online Courses
In-Person Courses

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