18/01/2017 Career Counseling
Complete a Bachelor’s Degree Before reaching dental school, students must complete at least 90 hours of an undergraduate program, though many departments now require a full degree. While students may elect to complete an unrelated curriculum, those who choose pre-dentistry or a science-related major will be ahead of the pack when it comes time to meet prerequisite requirements. Some of the common undergraduate degree paths for aspiring dentists are reviewed in-depth below. Students should be vigilant about their grades and study habits even at this level, as GPAs play a profound role in dental school admissions.