Pre Health Programs


Chiropractic schools vary in their prerequisites. It is important for students to determine the specific requirements for each chiropractic school they wish to apply to, in consultation with a pre-health advisor. Most chiropractic schools require the following:

At least 90 credits of undergraduate courses completed including 24 credits in Physical and Life Sciences. Courses may include

Other recommended and/or required courses:

Other Requirements:
The GRE is required for some Chiropractic Schools. Shadowing a chiropractor is strongly recommended.

Most schools require at least a 3.0 GPA to be considered.

Pre-Chiropractic Pathway Sample Four Year Plan

Fall 1

WRT101 Composition I (FY)
MAT115 Biostatistics OR MAT120 Statistics (QR)
BIO103 General Biology I (SI)
CHE110 General Chemistry I (SI)

Spring 1

Writing Intensive (WI)
COM162 Public Speaking (OC)
BIO104 General Biology II
CHE111 General Chemistry II


Fall 2

PSY100 Intro to Psychology
Foreign Language Part I (IC)
CHE210 Organic Chemistry I
Major Course (IL)
Gen Ed (HW)

Spring 2

Gen Ed Critical Thinking (CT)
Foreign Language Part II (IC)
CHE211 Organic Chemistry II
Major Course
Gen Ed Creative Process (CP)


Fall 3

Major Course
Major Course
BIO105 Anatomy & Physiology I
PHY120 General Physics I

Spring 3

Major Course
Major Course
BIO106 Anatomy & Physiology II
PHY121 General Physics II or Free Elective


Fall 4

Major Course
Major Course
Major Course
Major Course (W3 & CGE)

Spring 4

Gen Ed: Repeat Competency 3
Major OR Free Elective
Major OR Free Elective
Major OR Free Elective

Taking multiple lab sciences in a semester can be very challenging. You may wish to reduce your course load and take some courses in the summer. Speak with your advisor about this possibility.