Feb 25, 2021  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021

Dentistry (Pre-)


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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.

This program will be a good fit if you are:

  • Passionate about dentistry
  • Detail-oriented
  • Comfortable working with people in close proximity
  • Easy to talk to
  • A good communicator
  • Good with time management
  • A problem-solver
  • Flexible/adaptable

With a degree in dentistry, your career opportunities will include:

  • Dental hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeon
  • Orthodontist
  • Prosthodontist
  • Dental laboratory technician

Students in our pre-dentistry program often major in:

And they often minor in:

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