Pre-Professional Career Prep

Chiropractic

Georgian Court has an agreement with Northeast College of Health Sciences (Seneca Falls, New York) that enables qualified students to complete the baccalaureate degree at Georgian Court and the doctor of chiropractic degree at Northeast College of Health Sciences in just 6.33 years. This is one year less than the normal time. Students follow a designated pre-chiropractic program at Georgian Court for three years. During the junior year, students apply to Northeast College of Health Sciences, which accepts all Georgian Court students who successfully complete the pre-chiropractic program with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher, earn a minimum of a C (2.00) in specified courses, and meet all other criteria for admission. Students spend the fourth year of study taking courses at Northeast College of Health Sciences. At the completion of the fourth year, students receive a B.A. or B.S. in Biology from Georgian Court. After an additional two years and four months of study at Northeast College of Health Sciences, students receive the D.C. degree from Northeast College of Health Sciences. Students wishing to complete four years at Georgian Court may also apply to nonaffiliated chiropractic colleges. For more information about Chiropractic, refer to “Preparation for Careers in Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Related Fields” in this catalog.

Pharmacy and Physical Therapy

Georgian Court University and Saint Joseph's University (Philadelphia) or University of Saint Joseph (Connecticut) Dual-Degree Programs

Students can earn a bachelor’s degree in biology from GCU and a doctoral degree from Saint Joseph's University (Philadelphia; formerly University of the Sciences) in pharmacy or physical therapy, or from the University of Saint Joseph (Connecticut) in pharmacy, in seven years after high school. For details about eligibility and coursework requirements, refer to “Preparation for Careers in Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Related Fields” in this catalog.

Seven-Year Bachelor's Degree Plus M.D. or D.V.M. Degree Program with Saint George's University

Students can earn a bachelor’s degree in biology from GCU and an M.D. or D.V.M. degree from Saint George’s University (Grenada), in seven years after high school. For details about eligibility and coursework requirements, refer to “Preparation for Careers in Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Related Fields” in this catalog.