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Pre-Dentistry (AS)

Pre-Dentistry (AS)

Associate of Science Transfer

About This Degree

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Estimated Program Length

2 Years


Vincennes Campus

University Catalog

Are you a people-person who enjoys working with your hands?  Would you like to work in a health profession while enjoying the perks of being your own boss, maybe even owning your own business?  Then a career in dentistry may be just right for you.

It is important that you select a major that includes the courses required for admission to the dental school of your choice. Vincennes University advisors will help you build a curriculum that will fit your interests and needs.
The courses in VU’s Pre-Dentistry program will transfer to all Indiana colleges and fill requirements in many majors, should you change your mind along the way.  The Indiana University School of Dentistry helped design this program. The number of VU graduates admitted to their dental school confirms their confidence in our faculty and curriculum.

Career Outcomes

The career prospects for dentists in the next seven years are projected to be very good. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job growth in the field will be much faster than average. The median annual salary for dentists is also very high at more than $150,000