HPU Pre-Medical Studies Program Articulation Agreements
Doctor of Chiropractic program at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (click to open .pdf file)
3+1 Program with the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
Hawaii Pacific University has developed a transfer program enabling students to enter the Doctor of Chiropractic program at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (Whittier, CA). After completing 3 years of coursework at HPU, and meeting the admissions requirements for the Chiropractic program, students will be admitted to the first year of the graduate program at Los Angeles Chiropractic College. Student will need to complete the prescribed course of study as outlined by the articulation agreement with HPU and LACC, which includes completing 90 semester hours at HPU with 30 credits being upper division and have a 2.75 GPA. Science courses must be taken in their sequential order and applicants must also submit 3 letters of recommendation and complete a physical examination.
Students are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor their first year at HPU to begin the matriculation process.
Upon completion of the first year of the Chiropractic program, HPU students will receive the Bachelor of Arts degree from Hawaii Pacific University. An official transcript, showing the completions of at least 29-32 credits with grades of ‘C’ or higher, will need to be sent to the Office of Admissions, along with a completed Petition to Graduate Form and the required graduation fee. Students will then continue at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic to earn their graduate degree.