Healthy mouth, healthy life
Reduce pain and support overall health by helping each individual take care of their mouth. You have options to specialize later in family dentistry, oral surgery or more. Start your journey with the Pre-Dentistry program.
Build a solid foundation for your professional success. You earn an A.A. designed to transfer so you save money on your way to your bachelor’s, and then head to dental school.
Why study Pre-Dentistry with us?
Work with our Academic Success Advisors to plan your transfer to a 4-year institution. We can recommend schools that fit your future goals as a healthcare practitioner.
Your instructors know you by name—not number. At CLC, the professors are teachers first, researchers second. They dedicate their careers to helping you learn and understand dentistry.
You learn from the same materials studied at 4-year schools, while you receive the personal attention and feedback possible only in small class sizes.
Financial Aid/Scholarships AvailableBased on need and/or achievement.
Transfer DegreeSave on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
Program Length: 2 YearsFull-time students finish in 2 years.
For students planning to transfer to a 4-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree.
These programs are built around general education classes that lead to an associate degree designed to transfer to a 4-year school. CLC participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) to ensure that approved courses will transfer to other participating colleges and universities. Transfer degrees typically take 2 years* to complete.
*Assumes full-time enrollment.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
Pre-DentistryAssociate in Arts
Courses in the program
Biology, Math and—everyone’s favorite—Organic Chemistry form the program’s backbone. But to round it out, we’ve included some courses on communication and ethics.
Meet our instructors
Experience the benefit of small class sizes and personalized instruction from your CLC instructors.
Trombino, CynthiaInstructor, Biology 00700 847/543-2882 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Be debt-free at CLC
CLC has some of the lowest tuition around. Financial aid and scholarships are available—even for working adults.
Discover majors and career paths to complement and extend your intuitive interests and abilities.
Your education is a big investment of your time, money and attention. Gather all the info you need.
Start your application today—it’s free and easy to complete. When you’re ready, we’re ready to help you take the next step.