Professional Doctor of Chiropractic
To apply, please use the graduate online application and complete the general requirements.
In addition, candidates must present the following:
- A completed bachelor's degree or evidence of having completed at least 90 credits of a bachelor of science degree at an accredited institution.
- GRE scores (if available)
- International/foreign students (other than Canadian) whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL test scores.
- Two letters of formal recommendation, sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.
- Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
- International applicants must submit their transcripts to the World Education Service (WES) for a course by course evaluation.
- Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to perform well in a rigorous course of study and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Personal interview with chiropractic faculty. Contact the Chiropractic Department for an appointment.
Prerequisites for Professional Program
Students with more than 90 semester credit hours must have an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.50.
Proof of having earned a minimum of 90 semester credit hours with at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale which must include a minimum of 24 credit hours of coursework in life and physical sciences with a minimum of half containing a lab component.
Students must also have completed coursework in the following: biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics.
A life science includes any branch of science that study living organisms, their organization, life processes, and relationships to their environment. This would include areas of study such as, biology, ecology, medicine, anthropology, anatomy, physiology, microbiology and other similar areas of study.
A physical science includes any branch of science that studies the nature and properties of energy and nonliving matter. This would include areas of study such as, physics, chemistry, astronomy, mathematics, statistics, and geology. Included in the list of acceptable science classes are those that combine these areas of study such as kinesiology, exercise science and biomechanics.
Students who have a GPA for these 90 hours of 2.75-2.99 or who have less than 24 semester hours in life and physical sciences will be considered for admission on an individual basis.
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