Multnomah University partners with the University of Western States (UWS) to offer an accelerated program that allows you to earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in six years. This Pre-chiropractic program involves three years as an undergraduate Biology major at Multnomah and three years of study at UWS, which eliminates an entire year of academic work and tuition compared to the traditional Doctor of Chiropractic route.

Ways to study

Undergraduate (Major) | On-campus

Course plan


Application deadlines

The UWS Doctor of Chiropractic program emphasizes a whole-person approach to health care, including diagnosis, adjusting skills, physiological therapeutics, rehabilitation, nutrition, and lifestyle management. You will hone your practical skills under the supervision of licensed chiropractic physicians, and you will have access to state-of-the-art lab facilities and equipment designed for aspiring allied health professionals.

You can learn more about the UWS Doctor of Chiropractic program here. You can find more information about Multnomah’s Biology program below.

Student working with science tools

Career Placement

This pre-professional program in partnership with the UWS Doctor of Chiropractic program will prepare you for a career in chiropractics in roles such as:

• Licensed Chiropractor • Licensed Physician • Chiropractor Assistant