College of Dental Medicine Brochure - 2022 Class

Nova Southeastern University | 13 DOCTORAL PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS NSU’s College of Dental Medicine selects students based on • preprofessional academic performance • Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores • a personal interview • a written application and letters of evaluation Having a bachelor’s degree is preferred. REQUIREMENTS • Prior to matriculation, applicants must have completed a minimum of 90 semester hours of coursework from a regionally accredited college or university. Not more than 60 semester hours from community or junior college will be applied to the 90-semester-hour minimum. • S tudents should have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) and a science GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students must also have earned a grade of 2.0 or better in each of the required courses. REQUIRED COURSES SEMESTER HOURS Biology with lab 8 Chemistry with lab 8 Organic chemistry with lab 8 Physics with lab 8 Biochemistry 3 Microbiology 3 OTHER COURSES SEMESTER HOURS English 6 SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL PREPARATION Courses should be selected to give students as broad and liberal an education as possible. However, applicants are encouraged to take these specific upper-division courses in advanced sciences: anatomy, physiology, cell biology, molecular biology, histology, genetics, and immunology. Upon review of a student’s individual record, the Committee on Admissions may require additional coursework and testing as a condition of acceptance. The dean may evaluate an applicant’s qualifications and modify requirements in unusual circumstances. Inquiries only should be directed to Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Office of Admissions 3200 South University Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328-2018 (954) 262-1101 or 877-640-0218