• Degree: Master
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Dentistry
  • Department: Developmental Sciences

Program Description

The Master of Science requirements for Orthodontics consist of 66 Credit hours taken as follows:

• Mandatory Courses: 55Crs.

• Elective Courses: 5Crs.

• Thesis dissertation: 6Crs.

The recommended duration of study to obtain the Master of Science Degree is minimum 3 ½ years.

Tuition Fees:

Total fees (LBP 57,000,000 / $ 38,000)


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ANAT651 Craniofacial Anatomy and Embryology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
BIOM602 Dental Biomaterials 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
MICR651 Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ODTP601 Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment Plan 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORBL601 Oral Biology 2 (2 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORTD623 Malocclusion & Orthodontic Diagnosis 2 (2 Lec) ORTD
ORTD625 Craniofacial Growth & Development of Dentition 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD681 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics (Typodont) 1 (3 Prac) ORTD
PHRM651 Applied Pharmacology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
Second Semester
OPTH604 Advanced Oral Pathology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORBL602 Electron Microscopy 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORBL651 Applied Oral Biology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORTD626 Orthodontic Treatment Planning & Techniques 2 (2 Lec) ORTD
ORTD682 Orthodontic Clinics I 3 (8 Prac) ORTD
ORTD692 Clinical Conferences I 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD694 Journal Club I 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
PHYL652 Advanced Physiology 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
Third Semester
MGMT652 Practice Management 1 (1 Lec) Bas. Sci.
ORTD627 Biomechanics & Biology of Orthodontic Tooth Movement 2 (2 Lec) ORTD
ORTD629 Preventive & Interceptive Orthodontics 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD683 Orthodontic Clinics II 4 (12 Prac) ORTD
ORTD697 Clinical Conferences II 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
Fourth Semester
ORTD628 Adult Orthodontics & Interdisciplinary Treatment 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD684 Orthodontic Clinics III 4 (12 Prac) ORTD
ORTD696 Clinical Conferences III 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD698 Journal Club II 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
PHBS603 Biostatistics and Research Methodology 2 (2 Lec) Bas. Sci.
Fifth Semester
ORTD631 Finishing & Retention 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD633 Journal Club III 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD685 Orthodontic Clinics IV 4 (12 Prac) ORTD
ORTD689 Applied Research I 1 (3 Prac) ORTD
ORTD699 Clinical Conferences IV 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
Sixth Semester
ORTD600 Clinical Conferences V 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD630 Orthognathic Surgery & TMJ Dysfunction 1 (1 Lec) ORTD
ORTD686 Orthodontic Clinics V 4 (12 Prac) ORTD
ORTD690 Applied Research II 1 (3 Prac) ORTD