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Dentistry (Pre)

Transfer - Associate in Science

Program Overview

Are you interested in becoming a dentist? Delta is a great place to start. Delta College offers an excellent selection of courses which apply to your Associate of Science degree as you prepare for transfer. 

Delta offers many course options. When choosing them, it's best to work directly with your transfer university to develop the smoothest path for you. Remember to check in often to ensure you're staying on track. 

Earning Potential

A doctoral or professional degree will be necessary for this career. Earning your associate's can lead to greater job opportunities and higher earning potential as you study for your advanced degrees. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $161,000 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Dentist
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Anatomage Table
    State-of-the-art facilities 

    Technology is a big deal. 

    That’s why we have the best technology out there – like a $20 million health wing renovation and $2.3 million in new skilled trades equipment to make sure our students know the latest techniques.

    Learn about Delta's Facilities

About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Visit transfer agreements and guides to see the whole list of transfer opportunities.

Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


 Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


 Study abroad

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth


facts & figures


With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer anywhere in Michigan.


Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and transfer options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: