Real Life Chiropractic

Training needed to become a chiropractor

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.

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