Requirements for Graduation

The Doctor of Dental Surgery degree is conferred on a candidate who has met the conditions specified below:

  • A candidate must have satisfied all requirements of the various departments.
  • A candidate must have acquired and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and values contained in the Dental School Competencies.
  • A candidate must pass all fourth-year courses and achieve a minimum 2.0 average in the fourth year.
  • The candidate must pass the Part II National Board Dental Examination.  Please refer to: Change in SOD Policy for NBDE II - Addendum:  Change in School of Dentistry Policy for NBDE II (2016-2018)
  • The candidate must have satisfied all University obligations before graduation.
  • The candidate must be clear of all disciplinary matters.

Reviewed:  August 1, 2016