Chiropractor working with patient
  • Program Type
    Concentration
  • School
    School of Arts & Sciences

Become a servant leader in a healing profession.

What You’ll Learn

In the 10-course pre-chiropractic concentration, which can be paired with any Mary major, you’ll pursue a rigorous curriculum that will prepare you for professional school. Although the pre-chiropractic concentration can be taken with any Mary undergraduate program, the majority of our students major in biology.

Fast-track your career.

With our 3+3 articulation agreements with several major chiropractic schools, you can enter chiropractic school after just three years and complete your bachelor’s degree while pursuing your professional chiropractic program.

Learn more on our partner chiropractic school websites:

Be mentored by engaged, experienced faculty.

Learn from expert faculty who bring professional experience — and a real-world perspective — to the classroom.

Conduct independent research.

Take part in research seminars and panel discussions. You can also pursue independent-study research projects in conjunction with area research institutions.

Strengthen your skills of servant leadership.

Develop the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values of servant leadership that distinguish a Mary education and are much-needed in all health-related professions.

Course Requirements

Please visit our catalog for a list of all courses and credits.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects steady growth in chiropractic employment through 2029. Because chiropractors use nonsurgical methods of treatment and do not prescribe medication, people across all age groups are increasingly becoming interested in chiropractic care.

Career Paths

  • Chiropractor (solo practice)
  • Sports team chiropractor
  • Veterans Administration/Department of Defense chiropractor
  • On-site corporate chiropractor
  • Integrative chiropractic group practitioner
  • Educator
  • Researcher
  • Administrator

Take Your Next Step in the Pre-Chiropractic Concentration