College of Science and Health > Student Resources > Office of Advising & Student Services > Pre-Health Advising > Health Careers > Chiropractic
Chiropractic Medicine is a health profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Chiropractors (DCs) practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. The most common therapeutic procedure performed is spinal manipulation. The purpose is to restore joint mobility, spinal alignment, and proper function to the nervous system.
American Chiropractic Association
International Chiropractors Association
Council on Chiropractic Education
Illinois Chiropractic Society
Currently, there is no centralized application system. Students who are interested in applying to chiropractic school must apply directly to each individual program.
Students should check with each school/program of interest for more information.
It is important for students to check each school's requirements carefully as some schools will require courses not listed above. For more information about a specific program, please contact the school directly.
Logan University - College of Chiropractic
National University of Health Sciences
Palmer College of Chiropractic
If you are interested in shadowing a chiropractor, contact an admissions representative at your local chiropractic school. The admissions representative can set up a shadowing opportunity with a local alumni.
Unfortunately, because chiropractic programs do not have a centralized application system, Pre-Health Advising is unable to track this data.
It is important for students to check each school's requirements
carefully as some schools will require information not listed above. Students are responsible for checking the prerequisites for the classes above and for the prerequisites for each individual professional school. For
more information about a specific program, please contact the school