Sherman College of Chiropractic


Chiropractic Education for the world: Sherman College

Sherman College offers an integrated chiropractic education program. Our graduates are prepared to offer chiropractic care to their communities that is effective, safe, affordable, and family oriented. Chiropractic is growing as more people want holistic health care. A doctor of chiropractic makes a difference in the lives of patients and in the wider community.

Chiropractic is serving others to improve their health from birth to the end of life. With a natural, preventative approach to health care, chiropractors do not use invasive drugs or surgery, but they help patients achieve good health and function through the body’s natural healing processes so they can perform at their optimum capacity.

“The decision to attend chiropractic college can be life-changing,” says Sherman College President Edwin Cordero, D.C. “These dynamic videos were created for prospective students so they can see for themselves what makes Sherman the preeminent chiropractic college in the world.”

The Vision of Sherman College

Adjusting the World for a Better Future


The mission of Sherman College of Chiropractic is to educate and prepare students to become doctors of chiropractic.

This mission is based upon the college’s core values and is achieved through activities in the areas of education, research and service:


Students are taught and learn from the most current knowledge and understanding of the philosophy of chiropractic, in the basic and clinical sciences, the research and science of vertebral subluxation and in the clinical practice of chiropractic so they may perform the professional obligations of a primary health care provider with competency, compassion and integrity.


Faculty members engage in research and scholarly activities that contribute to the body of pedagogical and clinical knowledge which advance chiropractic education and the chiropractic profession.


The college serves the profession by offering continuing education programs to doctors of chiropractic and by participating in professional and educational organizations. The college serves the community by providing quality chiropractic care and partnering with community organizations.

Core Values

  • Integrity and ethical conduct are critical to all aspects of college operations and to maintaining professional relationships with constituents including students, patients, employees, the profession and the public.
  • The health needs of patients are supreme and central to the doctor of chiropractic program and critical to establishing trust between doctor and patient.
  • The clinical practice of chiropractic focuses on the location, analysis and correction of vertebral subluxation.
  • The college honors its long-held traditions that teach respect for the innate intelligence of the body and the inseparable and synergistic nature of the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic.
  • The college community actively seeks and promotes advanced learning and exploration of ideas relative to the college mission in an environment of respect and academic freedom.

Institutional Goals

To develop and maintain an accredited professional degree program and the physical plant, faculty, staff and administration capable of fulfilling the mission of the institution.

To prepare students to qualify for chiropractic licensure in U.S. licensing jurisdictions.

To teach the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic by:

  • Developing in all students the knowledge, skills and sense of responsibility to prepare them to serve humanity as primary health care providers who specialize in the location, analysis and correction of vertebral subluxation.
  • Establishing the well being of the patient as the foundation for all considerations, policies, and decisions.
  • Educating students in the relationship of the philosophy of chiropractic to the contemporary practice of chiropractic.
  • Teaching and further developing the science and art of locating, analyzing and correcting vertebral subluxations.
  • Pursuing scientific research concerning the characteristics of the location, analysis and correction of vertebral subluxations, and the characteristics and improvement of chiropractic education.
  • Offering a diversified education in the basic sciences to provide students with an understanding of the science of chiropractic and its relationship to human physiology and health.
  • Emphasizing the importance of communications as a tool by which to inform individual patients and communities about chiropractic care and healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Instilling in students a sense of dedication and responsibility to a high ethical standard of practice toward patients, colleagues and the community.
  • Teaching practice management and office procedures applicable to the development of a successful practice.
  • Offering continuing education programs for field practitioners.
  • Accepting and fulfilling all the responsibilities of serving the student, the profession and the public in accordance with the college mission and accreditation standards
  • Conducting and supporting activities in service to the profession and community.
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Doctor of Chiropractic

Campus Full time 42 months September 2017 USA Boiling Springs

Sherman College offers the first professional doctor of chiropractic degree (D.C.). Students prepare for chiropractic licensure as fully qualified, primary health care providers who specialize in the area of vertebral subluxation through the achievement of the college’s curriculum and program student learning outcomes. [+]

Find your Path to a Career in Chiropractic at Sherman College Sherman College offers the first professional doctor of chiropractic degree (D.C.). Students prepare for chiropractic licensure as fully qualified, primary health care providers who specialize in the area of vertebral subluxation through the achievement of the college’s curriculum and program student learning outcomes. The program is very demanding, including 4,824 clock hours in a set course sequence over 14 quarters or three and one-half calendar years Students learn from our passionate, expert faculty in a hands-on, highly individualized learning environment that makes for extraordinary success among our graduates. Change lives at Sherman College of Chiropractic Academics Our 14-quarter program is focused and rigorous, including two years of internship experience in our world-class chiropractic clinic Health Center, where students engage in all aspects of patient care to develop clinical competency and prepare for licensing exams and practice. Diversity The student body represents 42 states and 13 countries; 44% are female; 27% are married; 24% are minorities; and 8% are international students. Prerequisites Before enrolling at Sherman, students must have earned a minimum of 90 semester hours, including specific basic sciences courses.The GPA requirement is 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. Pre-Chiropractic Programs Several undergraduate institutions have pre-chiropractic programs and similar arrangements in place with Sherman, which are designed to facilitate transferring of credits or fast-tracking courses to complete all prerequisite courses. Financial Aid Nearly 98 percent of Sherman students receive federally funded financial aid and loans to cover their tuition and cost of living expenses. Application Deadlines New and Transfer Students Fall 2016: August 22 Winter 2017: November 28 Spring 2017: February 20 International Students Deadline for Applying Winter 2017: 9 July Spring 2017: 3 October [-]


Sherman College of Chiropractic

Address 2020 Springfield Road 29316
29316 Boiling Springs, United States
Phone +1-864-578-877