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 healthcare? If so, start your journey now by selecting the program and path that fits you best!
The prerequisites for consideration of acceptance into the Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) program are in compliance with the standards, policies and guidelines of the Council on Chiropractic Education. Admission to the D.C. program requires students to have earned 90 semester hours with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0 grade scale. The 90 hours will include a minimum of 24 semester hours in the life and physical sciences of which half the courses must have a substantive laboratory component.
Candidates who have a cumulative grade point average less than 3.0 on a 4.0 grade scale may apply for admission consideration under the Alternative Admissions Track Plan (AATP). Students admitted under the AATP will work closely with the learning specialist and the Office of Academic Support and Access Services to optimize the opportunity for success. No student who has a cumulative grade point average of less than 2.75 on a 4.0 scale can be accepted for admission into the D.C. program.
Successful candidates for the D.C. program will have completed a well-rounded undergraduate general education program of studies along with preparatory life and physical science courses.
Strongly recommended minimum coursework prior to entry into the D.C. program will include among the sciences:
Strongly recommended minimum general education courses will include:
Preference will be given to candidates for the D.C. program who have completed the recommended coursework listed above.
To qualify for admission into the M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance program, students must submit appropriate materials demonstrating completion or be in the process of completing the following:
1. Formal application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
2. Official transcripts showing ONE of the following:
– In Exercise Science or closely related field
– In a related field which includes coursework in the following areas: anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, nutrition, applied kinesiology/biomechanics
3. A professional statement addressing the reason for pursing the program, interests and goals.
Students desiring admission to an A.A.S. degree program at CUKC must:
Prior to starting the professional part of the program, the following are required: