The minimum standards for admission to the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program
university bachelor's degree program or at an institution or institutions recognized at the university
level by a provincial or territorial ministry of education, in which the applicant
demonstrates a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 on
CMCC’s 4.00 scale in postsecondary pre-professional education
No prerequisite courses are required. Although not mandatory, it is recommended that
applicants have completed one full course, with labs, in organic chemistry and biology;
one half course in introductory psychology; and at least one and one half courses in
humanities and/or social sciences.
All offers of admission are conditional upon the applicant’s final CGPA on the minimum
academic requirements being at or above the CGPA that was calculated to assess
admission eligibility upon submission of the application.
Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted before the assigned
deadline each year. All academic requirements must be completed no later than May
31 of the year of registration at CMCC unless otherwise noted.
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that CMCC’s admission requirements and
academic program meet the licensure and associated eligibility requirements of
the regulatory body for the jurisdiction in which they wish to practice.
Students for whom English is not a first language will be asked to identify such on their
application, and will be be required to submit evidence of their proficiency in English by
For more information about TOEFL, please visit ets.org/toefl (CMCC’s institutional code is 8866), and for more information about the IELTS, please visit ielts.org