Get on the path to become a chiropractor at the University of Saint Mary.

As a human biology major at USM, you’re focusing your career goals on becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine (D.C.).

The USM human biology degree offers a unique path to achieving your dream—thanks to a strategic partnership with Cleveland University-Kansas City (CU-KC).


  • Freshman, sophomore, and junior year, you’ll study at USM—under the 3+4 plan.

  • As a junior, you’ll apply to CU-KC.

  • Upon acceptance to Cleveland, you’ll embark on a four-year course of study at CU-KC (at the conclusion of your junior year).

  • You’ll be awarded your USM Bachelor of Science in Human Biology when you complete your first year at CU-KC.

  • After four years at CU-KC, you’ll be awarded a Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine.

For more information, email Dr. Caroline Mackintosh, USM natural sciences and mathematics department chair, at [email protected].

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