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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.

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.

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.

College Profile

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.

Salary information

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:

Contact Us

Main campus

Davenport campus
Academic Affairs
1000 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803-5214

Branch campuses

Florida campus
Academic Affairs
4777 City Center Parkway
Port Orange, FL 32129-4153

West campus
Academic Administration
90 East Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134-1617