Dental Career Exploration (DCE)

Eligibility requirements

Central Virginia students in grades nine, 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in exploring a career in dentistry. All applicants must have U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident status.

Program description

DCE is a seven-day summer program where participants explore dentistry as a health care profession. Participants learn through an interactive dental anatomy course, hands-on activities and clinical observations. DCE participants are also given preparatory information for successful admission to a four-year college program and dental school.

Transportation and parking are not provided by the program.

Lunch and any other materials required to participate in the program will be provided. Commitment to full attendance, including an orientation session and closing event, is required to participate.

Dates

June 20 - 27, 2019

Location

VCU Health Campus. 

Contact information

Jessica Masta (804) 628-2283 or jemasta@vcu.edu