The 96-credit curriculum is designed to cover six trimesters over a period of two academic years or 24 months. Two cohorts are admitted per calendar year (spring & summer). The beginning of the trimesters is as follows:
- MSOT Trimester 1 | 1st week of January each year
- MSOT Trimester 2 | 1st week of May each year
- MSOT Trimester 3 | 1st week of September each year
The inaugural cohort was September 2013, with the first class graduating at the end of the summer 2015 trimester.