May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Professional Program in Chiropractic

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Pre-Professional Programs

The College of Health & Human Services offers certain pre-professional curricula for students who plan to enter professional schools. For medical and paramedical curricula, Andrews University maintains a special relationship with Loma Linda University.


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Entrance requirements for colleges of chiropractic vary. Students are advised to consult the admissions advisor at the chiropractic school to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the school of their choice. The admission requirements of chiropractic schools range from 60 credits to a baccalaureate degree and a minimum GPA of 2.50. For a list of the various schools contact the chiropractic coordinator. For information about the profession and publications check out the website:

The courses listed below at a minimum grade level of C with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 and 90 semester or 135 quarter credits satisfy the requirements for Palmer College of Chiropractic.

Pre-chiropractic Curriculum (semester hours)

Biology (BIOL 165  & BIOL 166  recommended)—8–10
General Chemistry—3
Chemistry Elective—3
Organic and/or Bio Chemistry—6
General Physics—6
English Composition and/or Communication Skills — 6
Introduction to Psychology — 3
Social Sciences/Humanities — 15

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