The required schooling to be admitted into chiropractic schools are:
– 90 prerequisite undergraduate credit courses going towards a bachelors degree including:
-24 credit courses within Life and physical sciences:
-General Chemistry 1 (with lab) – Principles of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, or Introductory Chemistry
-Organic Chemistry 1 (with lab)
-Biology 1 (with lab) – Animal, Vertebrate or General Biology, Zoology, Anatomy, Physiology or Microbiology
-Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 (4.0 scale)
-The other credits must go towards general education including: Physics, English, Math, Psychology, etc. Each Chiropractic school may have different requirements for General Education.
Chiropractic Colleges do not require a bachelors degree. Although, a growing number of states are requiring Chiropractic Doctors to have a bachelors degree. This being said, many Chiropractic schools offer, as part of their program, a bachelors degree such as human biology.