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Turn Your Passion into a Career
We understand your curiosity. We respect your ability to think independently. And we, too, are excited about your commitment to wellness. A Palmer College of Chiropractic education will give you the skills to assess health, diagnose and manage your patients’ chiropractic health needs.
You Will Gain:
- A D.C. degree in three and one-third years
- A variety of career options
- A highly-specialized education experience
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You will take courses in the basic sciences, chiropractic technique, chiropractic philosophy and business management. You will also work with patients. Under the supervision of a doctor, you will care for patients in a Palmer College outpatient or community outreach clinic.
- Size: 2,106
- % Male-Female: 64%-36%
- Average age: 27
- Students entering with bachelor’s degree or higher: 77%
- American Indian: 0.4%
- Asian: 6.9%
- Black: 2.5%
- Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2.8%
- Hispanic: 5.5%
- White: 77.7%
- Other: 2.9%
U.S. employment projections through 2018
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.
Based on choices of how and where to practice, you will find that incomes of recent graduates vary widely. Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the latest salary information: www.bls.gov.