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Pre-Chiropractic Advising

Pre-chiropractic advising spans all the years of a student's Whitworth education. Explore your career interests, receive personalized guidance, and gain skills and experience outside of the classroom that will prepare you to be a competitive applicant for chiropractic school and a compassionate future practitioner.

Why pursue pre-chiropractic advising at Whitworth?

  • Find your calling. Vocational discernment is interwoven into all aspects of pre-chiropractic advising, from mentoring to seminars and guest speaker events.
  • Form connections with professors and advisors who want to see you succeed and will support you every step of the way. Our advisors even continue to assist students after their Whitworth graduation, particularly as they prepare their chiropractic school applications.
  • Take a specialized seminar course that will help you explore career paths.
  • Gain experience working with individuals who are different from you. Enroll in a study abroad program that includes a medical internship, or join a student-run club like En Christo that serves low-income residents in Spokane. You will develop important perspectives you can apply toward a career in which you'll be working with patients from all walks of life.
  • Build leadership skills that will strengthen your résumé. At Whitworth, you will have many opportunities to develop into a capable and caring leader, whether by volunteering for a worthwhile cause, getting involved with student government or residence life, or serving as a teaching assistant.
  • Develop transferable skills that will make you more effective in your future career in healthcare and in other areas of life. A Whitworth liberal arts education will prepare you to think critically and communicate clearly.
  • Become who you're meant to be.

Our pre-chiropractic advising grads make a difference (and get jobs)

Our graduates are working as chiropractors across the region. Several have launched their own practices.

Recent job placements include:

  • Jalana White and Justin Liu, chiropractors and owners/founders, Built to Move Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation, Spokane
  • Corey Burt, owner, Elite Upper Cervical, Portland, Ore., metro area

Our recent pre-chiropractic advising graduates further their studies in top chiropractic programs at institutions including:

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (West campus)
  • Life Chiropractic College West

Ask our pre-chiropractic advisor

Ask Daman

Associate Professor of Health Sciences Daman Hagerott specializes in kinesiology, physical education and exercise prescription.

What related majors can I explore?

You may be surprised to learn you can choose any major as a pre-chiropractic student. While it's more common to choose a major in the sciences, chiropractic school applicants can also choose majors in the humanities like history, English and theology, and complete a significant number of credits in the sciences.

The most typical majors chosen by pre-chiropractic students include: