Academic Programs of Study

Biology: Pre-Chiropractic

Bachelor of Science - BS

  • Save a year of time in achieving your  D.C. degree
  • Preferred admission to NYCC 
  • Complete credits though Marywood and NYCC

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Bachelor of Science in Biology: Pre-Chiropractic at Marywood

Save a Year and Earn Your Biology Pre-Chiropractic Degree 

A “3+1” dual degree program, students earn a B.S. in Biology from Marywood and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from NY Chiropractic College. It allows students to save a year of time in achieving their D.C. degree. Students complete credits in science and liberal arts requirements in their three years at Marywood; the fourth year is spent at New York Chiropractic College. After the first year of chiropractic study, the students earn a B.S. from Marywood in Biology. After an additional two years and eight months at NYCC, they earn a D.C. degree.

More About This Degree

Krista Wargo
Laboratory Instructor
Courses: General Biology Lab I and II, Microbiology and Immunology labs

Sara Melick
Courses: Ecology, Resource Conservation, Physical Science, Principles of Biology Research

Lisa Antoniacci, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology and Biotechnology, Director of Biotechnology Program, and Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) Chairperson
Courses: Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology

Brian Piatak, DC
Assistant Professor
Courses: Anatomy and Physiology
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The $6.4 million Center for Natural and Health Sciences is equipped with four large laboratories, a newly renovated Biotechnology research lab, an environmental wet laboratory, a greenhouse, three computer laboratories, and a multi-media auditorium.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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