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2022 Dental Explorers Program

The three-day Virtual USC Dental Explorers Program offers an exciting learning opportunity for exceptionally motivated undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. The goal of this program is to assist in the development of a diverse pool of future professionals by introducing talented students, especially those from historically underrepresented, low socioeconomic and/or disadvantaged backgrounds to the dental profession. Priority consideration is given to college freshman, sophomores and juniors.


If accepted into the program, there will be a $40 fee to secure your spot.


The program will take place from Tuesday, July 26, 2022 through Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Participation in all days of the program is mandatory.


Enrollment is strictly limited and the deadline for application is June 15, 2022.


Age Requirement:
All participants must be 18 years or older by July 1, 2022.


Applications will be available in mid-May