Information for Students Interested in a Career in Chiropractic Medicine

You can find more information about the doctorate in chiropractic at the Council on Chiropractic Education website.

You can find a listing of accredited programs at the ACA website.

Prerequisites for entry into a program in CHIROPRACTIC

To be competitive for entry into a professional program in chiropractic, students must complete an undergraduate degree, complete a specified set of prerequisites and obtain hours in the field working with physical therapy professionals. There are some 3/2 programs available where a student can apply without the undergraduate degree. To meet the requirements for a number of programs, students complete:

  • general chemistry series (Chem 121, 122)
  • organic/biochemistry (Chem 251, 375)
  • physics (10 credits which can include biomechanics or kinesiology)
  • Biology (Bio 204, 205)
  • Psychology (Psych 101)

Download the Pre-Chiropractic Major Guide
Preparing for Grad School

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Page Updated 02.21.2014