Pre Chiropractic Program


The Pre Chiropractic program at Parkside is designed to help you gain the necessary academic and professional requirements that will help you to become a competitive candidate for professional chiropractic programs. 


Parkside's pre chiropractic program prepares you to pursue advanced training in the demanding field of chiropractic medicine. This career path with give you the opportunity to treat individuals with health issues of the neuromusculoskeletal system through the use of spinal adjustments and manipulation. The chiropractic career path is growing faster than average with an increase in patients seeking integrative or complementary healthcare and wellness and the integration of increased health insurance coverage.

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Medical Schools Parkside Students Attended

Doctor of Chiropractic
Western States

Source: Dr. Bryan Lewis, Associate Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences; Director, Center for Health Sciences and Pre-Health Programs 2001-2023 acceptance rates information, University of Wisconsin-Parkside.


Students hoping to gain acceptance into professional health programs can pursue a major in any department/discipline throughout the university.

Common pre-requisite science/math classes that are required by most chiropractic programs 

General Biology | BIOS 101 and 102 | 8 credits | 1 year

General Chemistry | CHEM 101 and 102 | 10 credits | 1 year

Organic Chemistry | CHEM 321, 322, and 323 |11 credits | 1 year

Physics | PHYS 105 and 106 |10 credits | 1 year

Other classes you may want to consider taking as electives to help  prepare for chiropractic school 

Anatomy | BIOS 300 | 4 credits

Physiology | BIOS 341 | 3 credits

Microbiology | BIOS 303  | 4 credits

Neuroscience | BIOS 420 | 3 credits

Molecular Biology | BIOS 309 | 3 credits

Accredited chiropractic programs can be found at the American Chiropractic Association website. 

As a student pursuing the Pre-Chiropractic program you will receive: 

  • Assistance obtaining shadowing/internship experiences with local chiropractors
  • Help to ensure that you are choosing the correct career pathway 
  • Experience required to gain acceptance into chiropractic school


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