I have looked at several dental schools in the US and Canada – I cannot find any that will not accept you for admissions unless you have a Bachelors degree (usually 120 course hours of study) and then usually with pre-requisite courses.
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- The start of a career is to define how you would like it to be. It pays to know the definition of a career thoroughly before deciding on that. A dentist is a doctor that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity, also known as the mouth which swallows food and drinks that then go down the esophagus and into the stomach.
- To become a public health professional, one has to know the particulars of the career. It is important that you know the impending responsibilities and career market that you are venturing into. Public health professionals are those professionals who specifically took up discipline in public health, the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.
Here are what two dental schools are saying as admission requirements.
- An application for admission to the School of Dental Medicine may be filed after completing at least 60 semester hours, or the equivalent, of collegiate courses, exclusive of physical education and military training. All requirements must be completed before enrollment. Approximately 90% of our entering students begin with an earned baccalaureate degree or beyond. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete their baccalaureate degree prior to enrollment in dental school. Learn more about Prerequisites.
- All applicants are considered regardless of major. Prerequisite courses are as follows.
- 12 semester hours of chemistry, of which 6 hours are organic chemistry;
- 6 semester hours of biology;
- 6 semester hours of physics;
- 6 semester hours of English.
- Applicants must have received an undergraduate degree or be in the final year of a course of study at a recognized college or university in a program leading to an undergraduate degree consisting of 120 credits over eight semesters following completion of high school. Basic science requirements Applicants must have successfully completed (or be in the final stages of completing) the following courses at a university level with laboratory or practical work in each:
- • minimum six (6) credits of general/introductory Biology
- • minimum six (6) credits of general/introductory Chemistry
- • minimum six (6) credits of general/introductory Physics
- • minimum three (3) credits of introductory Organic Chemistry
- are for undergraduate Medical Scholarships to study in medicine offered by the Cuba government.
- Applicants need to be high school graduates, 18 to 25 years old, from disadvantaged backgrounds.
- The ability to speak Spanish is not required. Students who do not speak spanish spend upto four months immersed in the language after arriving in Havana.
- The purpose of the IPRS scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialized research strengths and to support Australia’s research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.
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