May 14, 2014 — Sherman College of Chiropractic and Universidad Central de Bayamón (UCB) in Puerto Rico recently signed a transfer agreement to simplify student admission into the doctor of chiropractic program at Sherman College.
Under the agreement, students can to take their prerequisite 90 semester hours at UCB, and then transfer into Sherman College’s doctor of chiropractic degree program after three years. This is Sherman College of Chiropractic’s second admission agreement signed this year in Puerto Rico, where the college is building strong ties to support further expansion of the chiropractic profession.
Sherman College President Edwin Cordero, DC, said this transfer agreement presents an attractive option for students seeking a career that plays a significant role in health promotion.
“Sherman College is excited to welcome UCB students who are looking for a health care career that will allow them to bring principled chiropractic care to their communities and make a difference in the lives of others,” he said.
At Sherman College of Chiropractic, students learn from experienced faculty in a hands-on, highly individualized learning environment. The three-and-a-half year program is focused and rigorous, including one and a half years of internship experience in college’s on-campus Chiropractic Health Center. Chiropractic students engage in all aspects of patient care to develop clinical competency and prepare for practice.
Sherman College continually works to establish articulation agreements and pre-chiropractic programs with undergraduate institutions around the world to facilitate admission to its doctor of chiropractic program.
Under the agreement, Sherman College guarantees admission to students from UCB who meet the following provisions:
- Students must have successfully completed the courses required in one of the following programs: B.S. in General Sciences, B.S. in Biology or Pre-Med.
- Students must have met the minimum grade requirement of “C” in all required courses.
- Students must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in the 90 semester hour requirement for admission to Sherman College.
- Students may be granted tentative acceptance upon completion of a minimum of 45 semester hours of credit with full approval granted upon receipt of the final transcript.
Source: Sherman College of Chiropractic