2. Hands-on experience and learning
You’ll gain the knowledge and skills from a wide-range of real-world, hands-on learning experiences. Whether in the classroom, through our Sports Council program or Clinic Abroad, our students feel confident working directly with patients because of their integrated experience.
Fact: Palmer students are able to gain hands-on experience through a variety of programs,
3. You'll receive individual attention
At Palmer we have small class sizes with a student-to-faculty ration of 15-to-1 or lower. That means Palmer faculty and fellow colleagues know you by name rather than a face in a crowded lecture hall. From your very first day, you’ll feel a sense of family and community that will only grow and strengthen as you go through the program.
4. Palmer faculty: Chances are, they wrote the book (literally)
You’ll learn from some of the most accomplished and skilled teachers, researchers and clinicians in chiropractic today. Many of our faculty wrote the chiropractic textbooks used at Palmer and other chiropractic colleges, while others have had numerous papers published in prestigious professional journals.
Fact: The textbook, Differential Diagnosis and Management for Chiropractor, has been used by every chiropractic college around the globe for nearly two decades. It was written by Dr. Thomas Souza, Palmer faculty member and dean of academic affairs at our San Jose, Calif., Campus.
5. You'll have an excellent job outlook
You’ll be prepared for success. Along with the best chiropractic education in the world, the Palmer Center for Business Development provides you the most comprehensive business-education curriculum offered by any chiropractic college today.
Fact: Employment for chiropractors is expected to rise by 15 percent by 2020 – much more quickly than for other professions, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13.