Overview – Master in Community Oral Health

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

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If you are interested in improving access to oral health care with a community-based approach, consider applying to the Online Masters Degree in Community Oral Health. This program is a unique and innovative opportunity for clinicians, educators and administrators who want to learn more on a wide variety of issues while focusing on the unique needs of community health programs.

Students can continue to work while in the program

Students typically work on the program during evenings and weekends

The program includes 16 courses (26 units) and is designed for both US and international students

The program is 24 months in length

The program includes 2-3 weekly streaming video lectures, 1 live weekly video conference and online quizzes

The program includes a capstone project, in which students–with faculty guidance–prepare and present a research paper (usually a systematic review) on a topic related to community health.

The program include two elective tracks to respond to specific student’s interest:

Vulnerable populations and community health care

Project Administration

The program is primarily online but also includes a practicum where the student develops a project within a community or organization

Tuition, which is adjusted annually, is currently $1,863/unit; it does not need to be paid all at once and we offer payment plans and financial aid to those who qualify

The program does not provide a stipend

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Los Angeles , United States