Honors Program

Doctor of Chiropractic – Sports Medicine Honors Program

This program is for chiropractic students who are interested in a more rigorous and immersive sports medicine education. Sports Medicine Honors Program students complete all 34 exclusive courses. These courses are small, designed for cohorts of 15-25, and available only to Sports Medicine Honors Program Students.

Upon completion graduates receive a Doctor of Chiropractic Sports Medicine Honors Program Diploma.

This program provides preparation for

Eligibility requirements and selection

  • 30 volunteer hours with the sports medicine department at SCU in terms 1-3.
  • 4th term SCU DC student
  • The following cumulative GPA for initial acceptance:
    • 3.0 GPA with an undergraduate degree in a sports medicine related field
    • 3.25 GPA without an undergraduate degree in a sports medicine related field
  • Minimum GPAs above must be maintained throughout duration of the program.

Format

Hybrid of online, classroom, sports medicine clinic, sideline experience, ACBSP certified sports physician private practices.

Fees

$150 per term lab fee

Location

Primarily SCU Campus with some travel throughout Southern California.

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: 3rd week of the 3rd term
  • Interviews: 5th week of the 3rd term
  • Notifications of acceptance: 7th week of the 3rd term
  • Start date: week 1 of the 4th term

Application Process

Process begins term 3 (no immediate action required for incoming new DC students).

1st-3rd term students: Send your completed application, letter of recommendation, cover letter defining Chiropractic Sports Medicine and how you see yourself integrating Sports Medicine into your career, current curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcript, and SCU Sports Medicine event participation hours to DavidFoster@scuhs.edu.

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