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Master of Science in Clinical Research
Continue your education as part of a clinical research team in large clinical trials. Conduct patient-oriented research in our extensive, state-of-the-art research facility.
Part of your role will be to develop high-quality research proposals. To succeed, you’ll need a strong academic background with the ability to search, read, synthesize and interpret scientific literature. We're looking for students with appropriate credentials and a strong background in
health care, such as a Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
- A professional degree from an accredited, health-profession institution
- A minimum overall grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
Contact Us to Discuss Your Goals
Email us at email@example.com or call (800) 682-1625 OR (563) 884-5198
between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (CST).
Bachelor of Science in General Science
Complete your bachelor's degree while working toward your D.C. degree. We've made it convenient to do both.
This degree is designed to be awarded
at the same time you receive your Doctor of Chiropractic degree. The
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in General Science degree is awarded independently from
the D.C. degree. You earn your B.S. degree one year before or after you are
awarded the D.C.
As part of this program, you must complete the last academic year on the Davenport, Iowa, Campus. (If you are a Palmer alumnus more than one year out of the Davenport, Iowa, Campus,
you must also return to complete 24 credit hours).
The minimum program requirements are 121 total credit hours:
- A minimum of 31 credit hours of courses must be completed at Palmer College of Chiropractic.
- A minimum of 30 credit hours must be junior/senior (300/400) level courses.
- A minimum of 60 credit hours must be (100/200) freshman/sophomore level courses.
- Credit must be a "C" or higher. No grade below a 2.00 on a 4.00 scale will be accepted toward the B.S. degree.
Get a head start with these credits:
- Earn up to 15 hours credit for vocational/technical programs. (Credits may be granted towards freshman/sophomore level courses.)
- Earn up to 20 credit hours through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). (Credits may be granted towards freshman/sophomore level courses.)
- Earn up to 35 credit hours from a previous undergraduate degree.
Credit hours at-a-glance
These are the minimum hours you must take by category:
- Natural and Physical Sciences – 24 credit hours. Includes biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, geology, astronomy and nutrition.
- Humanities – 6-9 credit hours. Includes literature, history, philosophy, art, theater, music, religion and physical education.
- Social and Behavioral Sciences – 9-12 credit hours. Includes psychology, sociology, political science, business, economics, geography, anthropology and computer science.
- Communication and Languages – 9-12 credit hours. Includes classical languages, foreign languages, English, communication and speech communication.
Other types of courses will be reviewed and considered for credit by the Undergraduate
Program Oversight Committee.
Annette VenHorst at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (563) 884-5867.
Associate of Science in Chiropractic Technology
- A high-school diploma with cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale.
- At least one year at the high school-level of English composition, math, and general science with at least a grade of “C”
- Or a GED certificate with passing overall score
Have college experience?
We’ll review your college transcripts for opportunities to transfer credits to our program. You may also be able to test out of certain classes. In addition, your college coursework may help you meet requirements not met at the high-school level.
College grades may be substituted as follows:
- One semester of college-level courses for English composition, math, general science or biology can be substituted for one year of high-school level courses in these subjects.
- A minimum of 12 college credits (100 level or above) taken in one semester for the overall GPA requirement.
Biology coursework needed
- In the last five years you need to have taken a biology course and received a “C” or better grade. This applies to your high school or college credits.
- If not, you'll take Fundamentals of Human Biology as part of your first trimester at Palmer. This is a one-credit, pass-or-fail course.
Certify as a Radiology Technologist
Use this degree to expand your career. With your degree, you may become
certified to take and develop X-rays in a chiropractic office in many
states. An exam is offered by the American Chiropractic Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ACRRT) on the Davenport, Iowa, Campus each trimester. Call us at one of the numbers below to learn more.
Jump start your career
Apply now or call us today and learn how you can move your career forward. Financial aid
is available. Call Lisa Gisel at (563) 884-5743 or
(800) 722-2586, ext. 5743.