The Graduate Orthodontics Program at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry is a 24-month program beginning on July 1, with an end date of June 30. It consists of didactic, clinical and research training. Graduates of the program receive a Certificate in Orthodontics. The program is approved and accredited by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association. An optional program, managed through the Graduate School of the University of Louisville can lead to a Master’s Degree by fulfilling additional requirements during orthodontic training or an additional six months, if needed.