Doctor of Chiropractic Program

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As part of our Doctor of Chiropractic Program you’ll experience a rigorous curriculum and hands-on training, blending theory and practice. This will prepare you for a successful career as a chiropractor.

Career opportunities

  • Solo practitioner
  • Associate/partnership
  • Sports team chiropractor
  • VA/DoD chiropractor
  • Corporate chiropractor (on-site D.C.)
  • Integrative chiropractic group practitioner
  • Educator
  • Researcher
  • Administrator
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Doctor of Chiropractic Program Mission

The mission of the Doctor of Chiropractic Program is to advance chiropractic by promoting learning, delivering health care, engaging our communities and advancing knowledge through research.

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Curriculum
Get all the details about the D.C. curriculum, including required competencies and skills as outlined by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).

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Sample curriculum
Review sample curriculum schedules from all three Palmer campuses to get a better sense of what life as a Palmer student is like.

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Campuses
You can find Palmer in Davenport, Iowa (main campus); San Jose, Calif. and Port Orange, Fla. Determine which campus suits you best!

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Clinical Experience
Clinical training and experience is a huge part of earning your D.C. degree. At Palmer, your training will be hands-on from the very beginning.

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FAQ
Are you looking for more information about our Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) Program? Start with this list of frequently asked questions and answers.

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Apply
Ready to apply to the D.C. Program at Palmer? Great! Get started with your online application today.

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