Thinking About a Career in Chiropractic
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Chiropractic OutlookAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected growth outlook for those entering the chiropractic profession is 17%. With a 3.5 year commitment for postgraduate studies, the rewards of a career that positively impacts your community is priceless. The current 2-year average graduating completion rate for Sherman College is 80.3%. We have initiated an Obsessed with Student Success (OWSS) Program to ensure students have the tools to succeed.
To be enrolled in chiropractic college, you need at least 90 semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher, though many of our students enroll after completing a bachelor’s degree. Prerequisites can be earned at any accredited college, but Sherman has agreements with several colleges for undergraduate work, ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS AND “3 + 1” PROGRAMS.
Chiropractic college requirements
- 90 semester hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Only courses with a grade of “C” or higher will be accepted for life and physical sciences and humanities.
- 24-semester credits of life and physical sciences must be earned with at least half of the courses containing a substantive lab component.
- 15 semester hours in humanities, social and behavioral sciences; preferred courses cover a range of topics and include psychology and English, speech and/or communications.
- List of preferred life and physical sciences.