Articulation and Partnerships

Chiropractic Bachelors Degree articulation agreements

UWS maintains articulation agreements with a number of undergraduate colleges and universities. These agreements are designed for students who intend to pursue a chiropractic education at UWS and also wish to receive a degree from their undergraduate institution. To achieve this, UWS DC credits are transferred back to the undergraduate institution to fulfill requirements for completion of the baccalaureate degree, thus allowing the student to complete their baccalaureate degree and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in one year less than the normal time to complete each degree individually. This relationship enables students to save both time and money.

 

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Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

Bachelor of Science in Science

Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Centre for Sport and Exercise Education

Graduates from the CSEE with: a Bachelors Degree in Athletic and Exercise Therapy, a Diploma in Exercise and Wellness, or a diploma in Sport Performance will be admitted into the Doctor of Chiropractic program at UWS with guaranteed placement under condition of attaining a GPA above 3.0 and meeting all remaining admission requirements of the DCP.

Graduates from the CSEE with: a Bachelor’s in Athletic and Exercise Therapy will be admitted into the Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science program at UWS with guaranteed placement under condition of a attaining a GPA above 2.50 and meeting all remaining admission requirements of the program.

Massage Therapy Associates Degree articulation agreements

Chemeketa CollegeGraduates of the UWS massage therapy program are eligible to transfer credits earned with a grade of C or higher to Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. The credits may be applied towards the completion an Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree or an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree.

Students pursuing the AGS will be able to transfer 44 credits to Chemeketa Community College. The remaining 46 credits to complete the AGS will be fulfilled through Chemeketa Community College via online or face-to-face coursework.

Students pursuing the AAOT will be able to transfer 29 credits with the remaining 61 credits fulfilled in accordance with Chemeketa Community College guidelines.

For more information contact Chemeketa Community College.

Partnerships

UWS/NUHS Pathway to Dual Degree

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National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)

 

 

Beginning summer 2015, current UWS DC degree candidates and UWS DC graduates will be eligible to apply to the NUHS ND program. Credit for courses taken at UWS transfer directly to NUHS and apply toward the completion of the ND requirements. The agreement requires that both the DC and the ND degree programs be completed within eight years of the earliest program matriculation.

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NASM Partnership

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Enables students to get credentials quicker and at a lower price

Our new partnership with NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) allows students that have gone through one of our exercise and sports science (ESS) master’s degree programs to sit for several NASM specialist credentialing exams at a lower cost, without having to do the coursework! The exams include corrective exercise specialist (CES), performance enhancement specialist (PES) and fitness nutrition specialist (FNS). For more information about what each of these credentials mean, visit www.nasm.org/fitness-specializations. Students are allowed to take these discounted exams at the end of their degree program.

Below are the different options allowed through the UWS partnership with NASM:

CES or PES

  • Exam only $399
  • Exam / Textbook $439
  • Exam / Textbook / Online Course $470

FNS

  • Exam / Online Course $279

Payment will be collected through UWS financial services. For more information email Exercise and Sport Science department.

Another benefit of this partnership is that UWS can now offer the online accelerated 80-hour CPT course (certified personal trainer) for a reduced price. Our course will be offered through CE for $900. Email the continuing education department for more information or call 800-215-3716.