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Section 52.14, Chiropractic


Admission requirements to a college of chiropractic shall include the following preprofessional education: 90 semester hours of college study, with a GPA of not less than 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or its substantial equivalent as determined by the department and a minimum of 24 semester hours in life and physical science courses, which may include, but not be limited to, courses in general biology, human anatomy, physiology, general chemistry, biochemistry, physics, biomechanics and kinesiology. At least half of these courses shall include a laboratory component.

Last Updated: December 1, 2021