Admission Requirements

Every career journey begins with that first step

We're glad you're considering a career in chiropractic or the health sciences. To begin your journey, you should apply for admission as soon as possible so that your Admissions Advisor can assist in selecting the appropriate prerequisite courses. This can be done during your first semester of college. If you have completed some college or have decided to change your major, we can help you revise your academic plan.

Are you ready to be the difference in health care? If so, start your journey now by selecting the program & path that fits you best!

Requirements for the Doctor of Chiropractic Program

  1. 3.0 cumulative GPA in college
  2. 90 semester hours of college courses in the following areas:

    • 6 hours of English or Communications
    • 3 hours of Psychology
    • 12 hours of Humanities and/or Social Sciences courses
    • 24 hours of Life and Physical Sciences courses to include:
      • Courses in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology
      • 8 hours of General and Organic Chemistry is recommended
    • Electives to fulfill the required 90 semester hours

Requirements for the Master of Science in Health Education and Promotion

  • Formal application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee
  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institu­tion
  • Professional resume, including references
  • A professional statement
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals other than references listed on resume
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tu­ition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Program

It is strongly recommended that the following high school curriculum be completed:

    • 4 units of English, one unit for each year of high school
    • 3 units of Natural Science to include: biology, advanced biology, chemistry, physics and/or physical/earth science
    • 3 units of Math to include: algebra, geometry and/or advanced algebra
    • 3 units of social science to include: U.S. history, U.S. government, psychology, world history, economics and/or sociology

Candidates must submit:

    • EITHER an official high school transcript showing a date of graduation and a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. (A GED credential certification or verification from an accredited appropriate home-school agency will also satisfy this requirement.)
    • AND official test scores, an ACT composite test score of 21 or above or an official SAT composite test score of 1500 or above. (The ACT code is 6545.)
    • OR an official post-secondary transcript(s) reflecting successful completion of at least 24 college semester units with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. Applicants with 24 college credits do not have to submit ACT/SAT scores or the high school transcript.
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