Post-Doctoral Certificate in Oral Clinical Pathology & Radiology
University of Southern California

Program Details

Primarily online, the Master of Science in Geriatric Dentistry program includes online courses with weekly streaming video lectures, and requires the attendance of on-campus training sessions during the summer months. This program is intended for practicing dentists who want to gain knowledge in a range of geriatric dentistry issues. 

  • Learn how epidemiologic, sociologic, psychosocial factors impact oral health as people age
  • Recognize common medical conditions and design a plan of action for older patients
  • Acquire and interpret patient data as a means to diagnose and monitor disease progression


  • Requires a 10-day practical training conducted at the USC campus, with skills development and competence evaluation
  • Must be a practicing dental or medical health care provider who will continue working in your practice while in the program
  • DDS or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Official academic records and supplemental documents as required by the intended program

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission