Students who choose a pre-chiropractic course of study prepare for entrance to schools that provide professional training in health care fields. You'll be encouraged to earn a biomedical science or other baccalaureate degree and to follow the pre-professional course requirements that include animal biology, chemistry, physics, psychology as well as humanities and social science electives. You'll work with a dedicated adviser to improve your chance of admission to your preferred professional degree program and to tailor your learning to match the program's requirements.

Program Highlights

  • Well-rounded program of natural sciences, humanities, human development, social sciences, statistics and medical terminology courses.
  • Assigned faculty adviser assists with course selection and preparation for competitive admissions requirements of professional schools.
  • Smart classrooms, technology-enhanced lecture halls and advanced laboratories in the updated Robert H. Wick Science Building, the center for most pre-professional programs.
  • New anatomy and physiology suite in a remodeled Wick Science Building is open weekdays.
  • A Human Performance Lab with advanced equipment and an international reputation of excellence.
  • Opportunity to participate in field-based or laboratory-based faculty research on a short-term or long-term basis that may culminate in a published paper.

Program Distinctions

  • High success rate in admission to professional schools.
  • Chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society.
  • Emphasis on science and technology that includes completion of $45 million Integrated Science & Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF), $14.5-million addition to Robert H. Wick Science Building and $13.6-million renovation of Brown Hall completed within the past five years.
  • Health-focused campus activities such as UChoose, Relay for Life and Students for Health.

Student Organizations

  • Medical Professions Association (MPA)
  • Students for Health
  • Student Health Action & Advisory Committee (SHAAC )
  • Biology Club
  • Chemistry Club

Popular Careers

  • Chiropractor
  • Researcher
  • Trainer

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