The pre-dental major prepares you to serve faithfully in dentistry with both the knowledge and care to provide patients with optimal treatment. While you learn the mathematics and science you need, you’ll also be challenged as a steadfast Christ follower to be His hands and feet as you serve through the health care field.
Through the pre-dental major at Cornerstone University, you’ll receive a holistic education. In the classroom, you’ll be challenged to think deeply and prepare yourself fully for the task ahead of you. In your residence hall, extracurricular activities and interactions, you’ll discover what it means to lead a faithful life. These two aspects combine to cultivate in you a passion for serving and meeting people’s needs.
Most universities will prepare you for future education in dentistry. At Cornerstone, we prepare you for a life well-led: a life influenced by your peers and professors, a life impacted by what Christ has done for you. Your education here goes beyond the norm and instead becomes a trajectory of growth for your heart, mind and spirit.
The pre-dental major at Cornerstone prepares you for continued education in dentistry at top-tier graduate schools across the nation. Aside from a career in clinical dentistry, here are some of the other options available to you.
Industrial laboratory technician
Dental school graduate student
Every student at Cornerstone takes part in an internship or practicum during their time here. We have partnered with several dentist offices and laboratories in West Michigan to provide you with a well-rounded education designed to prepare you for what’s next.
Of KSEM graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.
Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.
Knowledge Within A Framework of Faith
A pre-dental degree from Cornerstone will prepare you to live and work faithfully in your field. You will understand the concepts of biology and dentistry and fuse your knowledge with your love for serving God and serving others. Beginning your future here will impact your life for years to come.
The pre-dental program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.
Degree Planning Guide
From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
Select the sample four-year degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in pre-dental.
I thought I had my plan figured out, but Cornerstone showed me I was capable of more. I learned that true dedication means finding satisfaction in hard work because, through your career and your service, someone will be blessed.
Ciara Wilke (’17)
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