The world needs highly trained and deeply caring health professionals. The B.S. Biology: Pre-Dental major is designed for students who have a God-given aptitude in math and science and a desire to benefit lives through compassionate health care. We strive to provide you the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully pursue advanced education toward dental degrees. You will graduate mentally, emotionally and spiritually equipped to offer the best possible service to God and His people. Many schools around the country can provide a pre-dental education for the mind; Cornerstone uses God's Word to prepare your heart as well.
We have a proven track record of giving students what they need not only to get into graduate school but to succeed once they get there. More importantly, our graduates' scientific knowledge is built on the solid foundation of God's Word. Explore the experiences available to you as a pre-dental student at Cornerstone.
- School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
- Division: Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics
- Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
- Format: Residential
- Location: Grand Rapids
A bachelor's degree prepares you for a variety of careers and graduate-level programs.
- Industrial laboratory technician
- Dental school graduate student
From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a pre-dental major.
All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.
With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.
- Lee Dentistry
of traditional undergraduate STEM students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 92 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.
Pre-dental is an ideal major for students who enjoy the in-depth study and application of science and mathematics. Your interest in these disciplines and your desire to help others, combined with our program, will uniquely prepare you to improve patients' health.
Our program prepares you to continue on to graduate school and pursue a higher degree for a career in research or as a dental professional. Cornerstone graduates receive admission to respected graduate schools such as the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Career Guide for STEM Majors
Graduates of STEM programs are changing the world. To learn more about why you should consider a pre-dental major and what you can do with a STEM degree, get our STEM-specific career guide.