Degree: B.S.

Prepare for a career in the dental profession through the various academic tracks offered by Millersville University's Pre-Dental program.

Why Study This Program?

For those who dream of going on to dental school, undergraduate study at Millersville University can help you get there.

With many dental professions requiring doctoral degrees in dentistry, Millersville University's Pre-Dental program will give you the skills and bachelor degree necessary to continue your study. As academic requirements for admission to medical schools vary, you do not need to study within a specific major to prepare for the dental school of your choice. 

Most students who apply to medical school major in biology or chemistry, but MU students majoring in psychology, English, international studies, computer science, speech therapy, nursing and sociology have completed their core requirements at Millersville before beginning their medical school education.

While planning your undergraduate course of study, check specific requirements for the schools to which you plan to apply upon graduation. Important considerations for medical school admission are a good academic grade point average (GPA) and a strong selection of science courses.

What Will You Learn?

The basic science core for most medical schools include organic and inorganic chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics. In addition, Millersville University recommends that Pre-Dental students take anatomy and physiology, genetics, microbiology or virology, immunology and biochemistry.

Biology majors can take these courses as part of their curriculum or elective selections. Non-science majors, who must also meet the credit requirements of their major, generally restrict their choices to one or two of the recommended courses listed above.