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)
If your question isn't answered here, please contact Sherena.Geariety@wwu.edu to be directed to an advisor.