About The Program
As a dentist, you’ll provide care that has a lasting impact on patients’ health and well-being as well as their smiles. While pre-dentistry itself isn’t a major, we’ll match you with a degree program and the necessary coursework required to prepare you for admission to a school of dentistry. Whether you want to work alongside colleagues or open your own dental practice, our program will help you gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for success in this rewarding career path.
Northern's placement rate into dental school for the past five years is 83 percent - see what our graduates have to say about the advantages of earning their undergraduate degree at Northern!
This program will be a good fit if you are:
- Passionate about dentistry
- Comfortable working with people in close proximity
- Easy to talk to
- A good communicator
- Good with time management
- A problem-solver
With a degree in dentistry, your career opportunities will include:
- Dental hygienist
- Oral and maxillofacial surgeon
- Dental laboratory technician
The NSU WolfPACT is the highest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in the region. But that isn't the only scholarship available at Northern. See Arts and Sciences Scholarships to learn about other scholarship opportunities!
- Dental graduate school acceptance rate is 83 percent.
Source: College of Arts and Sciences, 2015-2019
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Ready to take the next step? Contact us today:
- Pre-Dentistry Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alyssa Kiesow, 605-626-2601 or email@example.com.
Want to learn more about living and learning at Northern? Contact NSU Admissions today 605-626-2544 or firstname.lastname@example.org!
Still unsure of a major? We can help! Contact Career Services at 605-626-3007 or email@example.com.
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Dr. George Nora began at Northern State University in 2010 and has been promoted to associate professor of chemistry.
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