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Combined Degree Program (BS/DDS)

The BS/DDS combined-degree program is a seven-year program developed with several colleges across New York State. Designed for individuals who have a clear career focus prior to entering college, the program allows students to complete both a bachelor’s degree and a doctor of dental surgery degree in seven years.

How to Apply

Students apply to the BS/DDS combined-degree program through the participating undergraduate school. Students at all schools complete the first three years of the program at the undergraduate institution and the last four years at the School of Dental Medicine.

Students are awarded the BS degree by the participating undergraduate school upon the completion of at least 120 credits, certain other requirements, and the undergraduate program certifies that the work completed fulfills the combined bachelor's degree expectations. Students must major in Chemistry or Biology.

For detailed information about admission requirements, application procedures, and program requirements, contact the participating undergraduate institution.

University at Buffalo

For General BS/DDS Program Information:

Office of Prehealth Advising
109 Norton Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14260

716-645-6012

Email:
etm3@buffalo.edu
alp25@buffalo.edu

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

12 Capen Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14260-1660

716-645-6900 or 1-888-UB-ADMIT

Email: ub-admissions@buffalo.edu

Canisius College

Mr. Phil Ciallela
Admissions Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions

Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208

716-888-2214

ciallelp@canisius.edu

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Dr. Allyson Backstrom
Director

Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208

716-888-2539

716-888-3157

backstra@canisius.edu

Lemoyne College

Ms. Nicole M. Richardson
Admission Counselor

LeMoyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214

315-445-4300

Finchnm@lemoyne.edu

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Dr. Beth Pritts
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Chair Health Professions Advisory Committee

LeMoyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214

315-445-4431

prittsbb@lemoyne.edu

Niagara University

Dr. William H. Cliff
Pre-Health Advisement Program

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences – Room 202
P.O. 2032
Niagara University, NY 14109

716-286-8243

bcliff@niagara.edu

St. Bonaventure University

Dr. Monica Thomas
Assistant to the Dean & Director of Franciscan Health Care Programs

219 De LaRouche
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

716-375-2656

mthomas@sbu.edu

St. Lawrence University

Dr. David E. Hornung
Dana Professor of Biology and Chair of Health Careers Committee

St. Lawrence University
Canton, NY 13617

315-229-5291

dhornung@stlawu.edu

Siena College

Dr. Betsy Brookins
Biology Faculty/Health Professions Advisor

Siena College
Morrell Science Center 034L
515 Loudon Road
Loudonville, NY 12211

518-782-6909 

ebrookins@siena.edu

SUNY Fredonia

Mr. David J. Steiner
Assistant Director of Admissions

SUNY Fredonia
Fenner Hall
Fredonia, NY 14063

716-673-3521

david.steiner@fredonia.edu

SUNY Geneseo

Mr. Kevin Reed
Director of Admissions

SUNY Geneseo
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

585-245-5571

reedk@geneseo.edu

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Dr. Robert O’Donnell

Integrated Science Center 355
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

585-245-5313

Odonnell@geneseo.edu

Utica College

Ms. Jessica Nelson
Director of Enrollment Operations

Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

315-792-3271

jnelson@utica.edu