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Requirements

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Students interested in pursuing this degree must meet all prerequisite requirements before entering this degree program. TCC offers a comprehensive plan of study that leads to the Doctor of Chiropractic degree, as detailed in the course catalog under Curriculum for Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.

Admission Requirements for Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program

All applicants to the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program (click here for occupational description) must furnish references and provide complete, official academic transcripts from any higher education institution they have attended, regardless of acceptability toward the degree program. Failure to comply may result in dismissal from TCC or loss of academic credit.

A student entering Texas Chiropractic College must have completed a minimum of 90 semester hours (120 quarter hours) at a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale of those 90 hours. The 90 hours must include a minimum of 24 hours of life and physical sciences courses, of which half of the courses must have a substantive laboratory component.

Students not meeting the above science requirements may be eligible for admission through an alternative admission track plan. Please contact your admission counselor for more information. However, no student shall be admitted to Texas Chiropractic College with fewer than 90 semester hours or less than a 2.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for those 90 hours.

Students should contact the licensing board(s) in the state(s) where they plan to practice in order to check for any pre-chiropractic college licensure requirements, such as a Bachelor's degree, that exceed the above requirements (www.FCLB.org).