Doctor of Chiropractic Program

An advanced four-year course of study condensed into 10 trimesters, the Doctor of Chiropractic is a professional program for aspiring chiropractic students who have previously attained their B.S., B.A., or higher degree. At Parker University, you’ll benefit from a proven, hands-on education in the fundamental and clinical sciences, which includes the ability to customize your chiropractic technique and participate in a variety of internships. You’ll also develop a working knowledge of other aspects of the profession, such as medical jurisprudence (law), office procedures, and business management.

Career outcomes*

Graduates of Parker’s Doctor of Chiropractic are highly respected in their profession. With your degree, you’ll have the option of starting your own solo practice as a chiropractor, as well as working in a variety of professional settings, including:

Career growth

Given the high ranks that the chiropractic profession has received for its potential for compensation, safety, benefits, and job fulfillment, the time to earn your Doctor of Chiropractic is now. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 15% between 2012 and 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual salary for this position was $66,160 in May 2012, with the top 10 percent earning more than $142,950.†

CCE Accreditation

The Council on Chiropractic Education

The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program of Parker University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education. The Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education is located at 8049 North 85th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4321 and can be reached by phone at 480-443-8877.

Take the first step toward your exciting future!

Call 866-273-4028 or complete the information request form on the right.

*These are examples of job targets and do not represent guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Chiropractors, on the Internet at (visited April 29, 2014).