Prospective Students

MS/Certificate in Orthodontics

Welcome to Ohio State’s Orthodontic Residency Program

Our program offers you the opportunity to treat the full range of different malocculsions in children and adults through instruction and extensive experience in diagnosis and treatment planning, biomechanics, orthognathic surgery and other interdisciplinary procedures. Your clinical experiences will include rotations at the Orthodontic and Dentofacial clinics at the College of Dentistry, as well as the Cranofacial Anomalies Clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Our 33-month program enables our residents to complete active treatment for approximately 80% of their patients.

At a Glance

Degree granted: MS plus certificate*

Students accepted each year: 5

Length of program: 33 months

Deadline for application: Aug. 1

PASS application: yes

National Match Program: yes

GRE: required

International students accepted: yes (TOEFL required)

National Board Dental Examination (Part 1): yes

Stipend: $10,500 during academic year 2017-18

Fulfills requirements for eligibility to the American Board of Orthodontics

​Fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.