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Palmer College of Chiropractic’s main campus in Davenport, Iowa, Only

Advance to a Career in Research or Academia

You've got the knowledge of chiropractic principles and practice. Now take these fundamentals and move your career into patient-oriented research.

Study with experienced research scientists with long-standing track records of publications and federally-funded studies. The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research has received more than 35 million dollars in external research grants for innovative and cutting edge chiropractic research.

The MS in Clinical Research Program prepares doctors of chiropractic to pursue careers as clinical scientists, chiropractic academicians and contributors to the clinical research workforce.

You Will Gain:

  • A Master of Science in Clinical Research in two years or six consecutive trimesters
  • A path for career opportunities to teach at a chiropractic college, study for a Ph.D., or become a researcher

If you're interested in learning more, contact our Research Program Manager .

Sample Our Curriculum Now

Our experienced research faculty offers a curriculum that combines core courses along with mentored research projects or practicum . As a master's student, you will:

  • Work as a Clinical Research Fellow for federally funded studies.
  • Work directly with patients participating in research studies as you collect data, analyze and interpret it for a study.

College Profile

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

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