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EAP Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) Program

Provisionally accepted applicants will be required to take certain courses and a specified course load:

  • 6 Semester Credit Hours of English; composition emphasizing technical language
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Biology including two labs
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Inorganic/General Chemistry including two labs
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Organic Chemistry including two labs
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Biochemistry

LECOM does not require but strongly recommends the following courses be taken prior to matriculation:

  • 4 Semester Credit Hours of Physiology
  • 4 Semester Credit Hours of Physics including lab
  • 4 Semester Credit Hours of Anatomy including lab
  • 4 Semester Credit Hours of Microbiology including lab
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Cell Biology
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Histology
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Immunology
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Genetics

*No grade lower than “C” will be accepted.

*Credit for Pass/Fail courses will not be accepted.

*CLEP may not be used to satisfy any of the minimum requirements.

*LECOM may accept AP credits if the student scores a four (4) or five (5) on the AP exam. When AP credits are accepted by LECOM, a replacement course applicable to the field of dental medicine or a course of similar academic rigor must be taken.

The School of Dentistry recommends applicants to spend 100 hours job shadowing in a clinical dental setting.

An overall GPA of 3.0 must be maintained, as well as 3.0 math and science GPAs. Final requirements are an overall GPA of 3.4, and math and science GPAs of 3.2 or better, as well as a minimum score of 20 in reading comprehension and perceptual ability sections of the DAT.

Once earned, you may enter the D.M.D degree program at the LECOM campus in Bradenton, Florida.