Predental students gain the strong foundation on which to build their studies at a dental school, leading to successful careers in the burgeoning health industry.
Dental schools accept students with a variety of different majors. Predental students at GVSU may choose any specific major, while completing the coursework they need to pass the Dental Admission Test (DAT). Grand Valley students are exceptionally competitive with those from other institutions. The advising team looks forward to helping you achieve your dream of dental school.
Grand Valley's predental program offers all the courses necessary to gain admission to dental school and fulfill the requirements of the DAT, including:
Predental studies prepares students for dental school, and they go on to hold positions such as:
“Grand Valley State University's offerings are very extensive, giving me exposure to all the background materials that I needed for an easy transition to graduate school. GVSU provided me the in-class education and lab based experience that I needed to have a solid foundation to allow me to succeed.”
“One thing I have noticed during my first year at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, is that Grand Valley State University's Biomedical Science Department does a great job of getting you ready for professional school science classes. My first term course was in Head and Neck Anatomy. I found myself tutoring several individuals during the lab sessions.”