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Change lives. Become a chiropractor.
Did you dream of saving the day when you were a kid?
As a chiropractor, you can. You can change the lives of countless patients by helping them live healthier and better through natural and non-invasive health care.
Top Five Reasons to Choose Palmer College of Chiropractic
1. You're going to be successful
Chiropractic began at Palmer. You'll begin your journey at the home of the most vigorous chiropractic education program in the world. We prepare our students for success by using the latest technology, current research and modern business practices.
Fact: Palmer College is home to the largest chiropractic research program in the world. Our students have access to the latest research studies from the
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research
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, such as:
3. You'll receive individual attention
At Palmer we have small class sizes with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13-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.
Hear from Dr. Souza on what to expect during your time at Palmer
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 2022 - much more quickly than for other professions, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15.
In order to provide an environment that encourages respect, dignity and equal opportunity and is in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, Palmer College of Chiropractic and its respective colleges do not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of age, race, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.