Advanced Standing Dental Program

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Description of Program

The UNMC College of Dentistry Advanced Standing Dental Program allows dentists educated outside of the United States the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.

Completion of our Advanced Standing DDS program fulfills educational requirements for eligibility for licensure examinations and postgraduate training (i.e., a residency), which ultimately leads to licensure in all US states and territories.

Program Details

Length of Program: 29 months
Application Opens: March
Application Deadline: July 1
Start Date: January 3, 2022
Class Size: 4-6
Degree Awarded: DDS

Eligibility

The UNMC College of Dentistry Advanced Standing Dental Program has been developed for individuals who have completed the equivalent of a DMD or DDS program in a non-U.S. or Canadian accredited dental school. It is intended for individuals who are interested in pursuing a dental career in the U.S. or are interested in returning to their country with additional skills acquired in a U.S. accredited DDS program. This program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Contact Us

Julie A. Marshall, DDS, MS
Program Director
jmarshal@unmc.edu

Julie Buss
Admissions
jbuss@unmc.edu

Phone
402-472-6261

Address
UNMC College of Dentistry 
Room 2107
4000 East Campus Loop South
Lincoln, NE 68583-0740