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About the Pre-Chiropractic Program

On Campus

Chiropractors specialize in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal issues, especially those related to the spine. Through manual adjustments and manipulations, they aim to restore alignment and function, alleviate pain and promote overall health. Utilizing techniques like spinal manipulation and soft tissue therapy, chiropractors improve mobility and reduce inflammation. They also provide education to help prevent future injuries. Learn more about this career.


The 3+3 Dual Degree Program

The Pre-Chiropractic program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will prepare you for higher education in the field, and it’s designed to be completed alongside a bachelor’s degree. A 3+3 dual degree program provides qualified students an opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree in only six years. It is offered in partnership between 体育菠菜大平台 and the institutions below.

How does it work?

体育菠菜大平台 students are given guaranteed acceptance after 3 years (90 credit hours) of prerequisite coursework and completion of all requirements, including minimum GPA requirements. Students will be awarded the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from 体育菠菜大平台 after completing the first year of professional study at chiropractic school.

100% Acceptance Rate to Chiropractic School

Median Pay: $75,380 per year

9% Projected Employment Growth

from 2022 to 2032 according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Dr. Brandon Brill

Dr. Brandon Brill decided on an Exercise Science major and Health Science minor, and pursued his interest in healthcare by taking courses that would prepare him for chiropractic school. Brill interned with Dr. Jerry Milligan of Milligan Chiropractic. “体育菠菜大平台 professors were great and classes were interesting to me.  The internship showed me a real-world perspective of a chiropractor as I observed how he ran his business.”

Dr. Brandon Brill

Brill Family Chiropractic, Cozad, NE

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