Doctor of Chiropractic Program
Sherman College offers the first professional doctor of chiropractic degree (D.C.). Students prepare for chiropractic licensure as fully qualified, primary health care providers who specialize in the area of vertebral subluxation through the achievement of the college’s curriculum and program student learning outcomes.
The program is very demanding, including 4,824 clock hours in a set course sequence over 14 quarters or three and one-half calendar years
Our 14-quarter program is focused and rigorous, including two years of internship experience in our world-class chiropractic clinic Health Center, where students engage in all aspects of patient care to develop clinical competency and prepare for licensing exams and practice.
The student body represents 42 states and 13 countries; 44% are female; 27% are married; 24% are minorities; and 8% are international students.
Before enrolling at Sherman, students must have earned a minimum of 90 semester hours, including specific basic sciences courses.
Several undergraduate institutions have pre-chiropractic programs and similar arrangements in place with Sherman, which are designed to facilitate transferring of credits or fast-tracking courses to complete all prerequisite courses.
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For more information, contact Karen Rhodes at 800-849-8771 or 864-578-8770, ext. 242.