Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in OrthodonticsMaster of Science in Dentistry

Orthodontic student practicing on a patient under supervision.

Why Choose Our Residency Program?

Our program introduces students to a variety of treatment philosophies, with an emphasis on pre-adjusted appliances and related techniques. Supervising clinical faculty present their philosophies in daily diagnosis and treatment planning seminars. A variety of clinical techniques are demonstrated and utilized in the school's state-of-the-art orthodontic clinical facility. Our program:

  • Is a full-time 27-months program with clinical and research instruction
  • Training in contemporary techniques in a state-of-the-art facility
  • Begins in July of each year with an orientation period of two weeks
  • Requires students by the end of the first year to have initiated comprehensive orthodontic treatment for approximately fifty (50) patients after completion of a pre-clinical training course

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Virtual Information Session

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the program director and advisor to ask questions about our curriculum and admissions process.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

6:00 p.m.

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Orthodontic student practicing on a patient under supervision.

Fellowship in Orthodontic Clinical Research Side by Side

Our Fellowship in Orthodontic Clinical Research is a full-time, one-year, continuing education program designed to augment one's dental education. Ten (10) students are selected each year for this fellowship. This fellowship can be completed in addition to or independent of the Masters of Dentistry program. Upon completion of the Fellowship, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Fellowship in Orthodontic Clinical Research.

All applicants for the Master of Science in Dentistry will also be considered for JU’s Fellowship program. If you are interested solely in the fellowship program, please reach out to Ben Southern at bsouthe@ju.edu for more information.

AdmissionsHow to Apply

Requirements for U.S. Students

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) / Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), or equivalent
  • US National Board scores Part I & Part II (if available)
  • Letters of recommendation (3) from either the Dean of your Dental School, or Dental School Faculty, or other
  • Professional Colleagues; all of whom can attest to the character and background of the applicant
  • Autobiographical sketch stating goals and purpose
  • Non-refundable application fee of $175

Additional Requirements for International Students

  • International dental graduate students must possess a U.S. or Canadian Dental Degree or the educational equivalent as determined by the Program Director  of the School of Orthodontics.
  • TOEFL scores above the 90th percentile (270 computer, 610 paper)
  • Current US Visa (in case of an interview)
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"This is a strong clinical residency program. Faculty are knowledgeable & diverse which exposes residents to a wide range of skills & various treatment modalities. Expect to graduate feeling confident and ready to join a fast pace, high patient load practice."

-Maryam Rezaie, DMD, CAGS, Alumna '16

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Contact Information School of Orthodontics


Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Phone: (904) 256-7000
Email: juorthoadmissions@ju.edu

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