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How much schooling is required to become a dermatologist

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Estelle’s Answer

Dermatologists require the following training:
College Degree
4 years of medical school
1 year internship (usually in internal medicine)
3 years of derm residency

This is a competive field. You would have to be at the top of your med school class to match into dermatology.
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Dawn’s Answer

A four-year medical degree, followed by a three-year residency program in dermatology is the primary educational requirements for a profession as a board-certified Dermatologist. However, the educational path begins by receiving a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
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Rachel’s Answer

You will have to complete college with a bachelor’s degree as well as all of the Pre-med requirements. GPA should probably be 3.5 or better. You will also have to score well on the MCAT. Once accepted to medical school, you will need to be at the top of your class and score well on STEP 1 to apply for a 4 year derm residency. It is competitive but a fantastic field and well worth it.
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Sheila’s Answer

Hi Lilianna:

Here's what I found when I researched your question on becoming a Dermatologist. . .

• Earn a Bacherlor's Degree - (4 years)
• Complete Medical School - (4 years)
• Complete Residency - (3 years)
› › The residency process include the following steps:
. . Secure a license
. . Become board certified
• Get a Sub Specialty (Dermatopathology, Pediatric Dermatology, or Procedural Dermatology)

I hope this was helpful. Best of luck to you!

Sheila recommends the following next steps:

How to Become a Dermatologist • http://doctorly.org/how-to-become-a-dermatologist/
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