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Accelerate your chiropractic education
Normally, it takes about eight years to become a doctor of chiropractic. Palmer’s Bachelor of Science Completion program can help you accelerate your chiropractic education and save money while doing it. Check out these pathways designed for you, the early chiropractic student.
- Just graduating from high school? We’ve collaborated with community colleges near our Davenport, Iowa, and Port Orange, Fla., campuses to develop Pre-Chiropractic Programs. These affordable, high-quality programs prepare you to enroll directly into the Doctor of Chiropractic program. This pathway enables you to earn a D.C. degree in about five and a half years!* You can also use this pathway to prepare for Palmer’s Bachelor of Science Completion program.
- Early in your undergrad studies? With as few as 45 credits you can transfer into Palmer’s Bachelor of Science Completion program. It'll give you a solid start for a successful chiropractic career. Plus, the completed credits from your first year of the Palmer Doctor of Chiropractic Program will count toward your last year of the Bachelor of Science degree (approximately 30 credits), saving you one year of time and tuition. Choosing this pathway, you’ll earn both your B.S. and D.C. degrees in about six and a half years.
- In your sophomore college year? Palmer’s 2+2 Agreements allow you to complete two years (60 credits) at a participating institution and then transfer into Palmer’s Bachelor of Science Completion program and graduate concurrently with the D.C. program. Choosing this pathway, you’ll earn both your B.S. and D.C. degree in about six and a half to seven years.
*Important note: some states require a bachelor’s degree to for licensing, so check your state before choosing this pathway.
Eight Reasons Why You Should be a Chiropractor
Chiropractic is evidence-based, entrepreneurial, creative, passionate health care and it’s a growing career field with new opportunities emerging every day.
Top 10 Reasons To Be A Palmer Chiropractor
Patients prefer Palmer doctors. Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons why you should get your Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Accelerate Your D.C. Education: Jim's story
Jim Jernigan will begin his career as a chiropractor when he's just 25 years old, because he completed his undergrad studies at Palmer.
What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a growing health-care profession that help patients maintain optimal health without drugs or surgery. An estimated 50 million Americans see a chiropractor each year to reduce pain, increase movement and improve performance.
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