Doctor of Chiropractic Program

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Intern Pinning Ceremony

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 expected educational results.

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

Students learn from our passionate, expert faculty in a hands-on, highly individualized learning environment that makes for extraordinary success among our graduates.

Academics

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.

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Discussing an x-ray

Diversity

The student body represents 42 states and 13 countries; 44% are female; 27% are married; 24% are minorities; and 8% are international students.

Prerequisites

Before enrolling at Sherman, students must have earned a minimum of 90 semester hours, including specific basic sciences courses.

Pre-Chiropractic Programs

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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Students in palpation class

Financial Aid

Nearly 98 percent of Sherman students receive federally funded financial aid and loans to cover their tuition and cost of living expenses.

More fast facts about Sherman

College Fast Facts

Chiropractic Clinic Health Center

Chiropractic Career Facts

About our logo and philosophy of health

For more information, contact Karen Rhodes at 800-849-8771 or 864-578-8770, ext. 242.

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