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How long does it take to be a dermatologist?

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Richard’s Answer

In the US, to apply to medical school, you need a bachelor's degree. Any 4-year university should suffice.
Pick a major that interests you so you don't mind devoting a majority of your hours to studying. You will need to get good grades in college in order to apply for medical school. At the medical school I attended, the average GPA is reported to be 3.85, so even one or two B's can hurt your chances of acceptance.
Aside from this, any major is acceptable as long as you complete the prerequisite courses. I chose to major in biochemistry because there was overlap with the premed requirements and I wanted to complete my degree in 3 years.

Medical school takes 4 years to complete.
After medical school dermatologists complete a 4-year residency for additional training.
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Estelle’s Answer

Dermatology requires a college degree with fulfillment of premed requirements. I recommend picking a major for which you have a passion. You need to have a high GPA and MCAT to get into medical school. Medical school is four years and followed by a one-year internship. The internship is usually in internal medicine. After internship dermatologists do a three-year residency. There are some subspecialties of dermatology that require additional training if desired. Fellowships are not required.
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Sanaz’s Answer

4 years of Undergrad or however long it takes to finish the degree

4 years of medical school

4 years of dermatology residency

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